The Future of Women in Cities

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, we invited 11 female leaders from all around the world to comment on how cities can be catalysts for gender progress.
 

Why Cities Must Be on Front Line of Gender Progress
Why Cities Must Be on Front Line of Gender Progress
Sébastien Turbot
Executive Director, NewCities
How Geneva Has Made Gender Equality a Political Priority
How Geneva Has Made Gender Equality a Political Priority
Esther Alder
Former Mayor of Geneva, Switzerland
Creating Inclusive Cities with Gender Policies
Creating Inclusive Cities with Gender Policies
Vera Baboun
Former Mayor of Bethlehem, Palestine
Madrid: A Feminist, Diverse and Open City
Madrid: A Feminist, Diverse and Open City
Manuela Carmena Castrillo
Mayor of Madrid, Spain
A Call for Inclusive Progress
A Call for Inclusive Progress
Chiara Corazza
Managing Director, Women’s Forum
Building Opportunities for All in Christchurch
Building Opportunities for All in Christchurch
Lianne Dalziel
Mayor of Christchurch, New Zealand
Reinventing our Way of Life in the City
Reinventing our Way of Life in the City
Cécile Helle
Mayor of Avignon, France
My Experience with Gender Participation in Nili, Afghanistan
My Experience with Gender Participation in Nili, Afghanistan
Azra Jafari
Former Mayor of Nili, Afghanistan
Why We Need Women-Led Cities
Why We Need Women-Led Cities
Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman
Urban Anthropologist
Montréal Moves Toward Greater Equality
Montréal Moves Toward Greater Equality
Valérie Plante
Mayor of Montréal, Canada
Pressing for Evolution in the Field
Pressing for Evolution in the Field
Annabelle Selldorf
Principal of Selldorf Architects
Can Architecture Press for Progress in Gender Parity?
Can Architecture Press for Progress in Gender Parity?
Susana Torre
Architect, Critic and Educator

Featured Photo © Rene Adamos