About Shadnaz Azizi

Dr. Shadnaz Azizi is an urban thinker, deeply interested in management during change. She is a local pathways fellow at the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). She was a consultant to UN Habitat’s National Urban Campaign in Tehran, having contributed to the release of the book “The City Iranians Need”. Shadnaz is currently involved in the project “Hashti Tehran” while serving as the Lead Environmental Specialist in Negin Shahr Ayandeh Consulting Engineer Co.

“We need to be the changemakers in our cities”

By |2018-06-19T11:34:11+00:00June 19th 2018|participation, Tags: , |

URBANET interviewed Shadnaz Azizi, a SDSN Youth Local Pathway Fellow from Tehran, about urban activism in Iran. An urban thinker and advocate, Azizi is passionate about the “in-between spaces” operating between the public and political spheres to campaign for sustainable urban development. She calls for more recognition of the essential role of virtual communities and online platforms in realising sustainable urban development.

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