About Marcela Guerrero Casas

Marcela is passionate about cities, public space and most importantly, people. Born and raised in Bogota, Colombia, Marcela lived in the US for most of her adult life before moving to South Africa in 2006. Marcela holds a Masters in Public Administration and International Affairs from Syracuse University. Marcela co-founded Open Streets in Cape Town in 2012; which seeks to radically increase the use and ownership of streets as public space across the city and is a co-founder of Otro SUR, a platform for cultural exchange between Latin American and Sub-Saharan African countries.

Cape Town, South Africa: Building a Network of Street Enthusiasts

By |2018-11-06T10:55:51+00:00November 6th 2018|global urban debates, urban mobility, Tags: , , , , |

What is the glue holding our cities together? Marcela Guerrero, co-founder and managing director at Open Streets Cape Town, believes that the answer lies in the streets. In an open exchange with others, the initiative is building a network of fellow street enthusiasts in the Global South.

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