Cecilia Herzog, Researcher and Associated Professor, Pontifícia Universidade Católica
Cecila is active within landscape planning and design at her University in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her book Cities for All: (re)learning to live with Nature has been a reference in Brazilian cities and schools around the country.
In 2009, Cecilia co-found Inverde Institute that has promoted lectures and courses that aim to educate and raise public awareness about the urgency to built urban resilience to face the challenges of the 21st Century.
She is the
president of The Society of Urban Ecology- Brazil (SURE-Brazil), director
of Environment of the National Landscape Designers Association (ANP-Brazil)
and co-leader of the Publications Node at the Latin American Landscape
Association (LALI). She is a member of the Executive Committees of The
Nature of Cities UrbioNet (led by Charles Nilon and Myla Aronson, University
of Missouri), and Biophilic Cities Project, (led by Tim Beatley, University