Marina serves as Knowledge Manager for the C40 Cities Finance Facility (CFF) and is responsible for the creation and delivery of training modules, tools, resources, and guides to support the mainstreaming of equity and inclusion (E&I) throughout the CFF’s work.
Prior to joining C40, Marina was the Technical Director of Despacio.org in Colombia, where she led consultancy projects that promote urban development and sustainable urban transport in Latin America. She co-founded the Mujeres en Movimiento – Women in Motion (WIM) Initiative in 2018 and has coordinated it since then to strengthen women’s leadership through training, network building, and research. She has also worked in Brazil at FGV Projetos and ISER on regional and participatory urban planning.
Marina holds an M.Sc. in Urban Management from the Technische Universität Berlin, and a BA in International Relations from PUC-Rio.