Karla Dominguez Gonzalez

Gender Specialist, The World Bank Group

Karla Dominguez Gonzalez is a gender specialist at the World Bank with experience mainstreaming gender into transport projects. She has focused on the analysis of the barriers and enabler’s for women’s mobility and accessibility, strategies to address sexual harassment in public transport within urban settings, and gender analysis for rural road projects in Latin America and Africa. She designed the first intervention to prevent and respond to sexual harassment in Mexico City’s buses that has been evaluated on its potential for behavioral change. She holds a MSc Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Certificate on Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. She has collaborated with international civil society organizations (ODI, Practical Action, Oxfam) and worked for different agencies of the Mexican government, including the Ministry of Social Development, where, in collaboration with the Mexican Ministry of Women, she was in charge of coordinating the design and implementation of its gender mainstreaming strategy.