Realizing Favelas as a Sustainable Model via Insurgent Planning: Rethinking Our Assumptions in Sustainable Development
Theresa Williamson, Catalytic Communities
Theresa Williamson is an urban planner and outspoken and respected advocate of Rio de Janeiro’s favelas in the face of current fast-paced transformations. She is the founder and executive director of Catalytic Communities, an organization based in Rio de Janeiro that works to promote a more creative, inclusive and empowering integration between the city’s informal and formal communities.
Sponsored by the Portuguese Mellon Foundation Grant and the Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Field Group. For more information: Juanita_Aristizabal@pitzer.edu