The project added into Salvador’s Afro-ethnic Tourist Plan the vision of walkability and public spaces development focused on welcoming and representing black women to generate more prosperous and fair territories.
Tackling Gender and Racial Inequality in Urban Spaces
Leticia Sabino, Louise Uchoa
Director / SampaPé!
Graduated in Urban Design and City Planning at UCL (University College London), with undergrad in Business Administration at FGV-EAESP and post-graduation in Creative Economy and Creative cities. Founder and director of SampaPé!, NGO focused on improving walking experience in cities and build more walkable cities together with people, members of International Federation of Pedestrian (IFP). Co-founder of Latin American Network for Walkable Cities and Cidadeapé – civil society organization for pedestrians in Sao Paulo. Dreamer and mobilizer of the Open Street programme in São Paulo.
Analyst of Institutional Development / SampaPé!
Brazilian architect and urban planner, MSc in Sustainable Architecture of Multi-Scale Project by the Politecnico di Milano, summa cum laude. Architect and urban planner by the State University of Maranhão, Brazil, and specialized in Architecture, Education and Society by Escola da Cidade, Brazil. Analyst of Institutional Development at SampaPé!, where she collaborates in strategies and projects towards building a more walkable city. Dedicated to research and projects focused on raising awareness on the importance and potential of public spaces to the creation of more cohesive communities. Integrated the 9 de Julho research group responsible for the exhibition MSTC – Housing as a Citizenship Practice for the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial.