A specialized event of educational and experiential content, aimed
at public space professionals and urban parks

Alejandra Becerra

Position: National Program Manager for the Improvement of Urban Parks
Company: Ministry of Housing and Urbanism of Chile
Location: Santiago, Chile

"National Urban Parks Policy, More and Better Parks for Chile"
Participation, inclusion, and sociability
viernes 18 de noviembre
Sala Playclub
09:30:00 - 10:00:00

Architect from the University of Chile, Master in Residential Habitat and diploma in Management of urban green areas and landscaping, Postgraduate Specialization in Socioeconomic Evaluation of Habitat and Postgraduate Specialization in Strategic Management of the Territory. . With experience in teaching, her professional activity has been developed mainly in the public sphere in the national coordination of the Urban Parks Improvement Program of the Ministry of Housing and Urbanism (MINVU); management of social housing projects as technical manager; design and management of public spaces and urban parks as project coordinator; analyst of the Department of Planning and Urban Norms of the MINVU; in addition to design and execution of works of architecture and real estate appraisals. From 2019 to date, she has worked as an analyst for the Urban Works Department of the MINVU, in charge of the national coordination of the urban parks improvement program: coordination of the designs and executions of the urban park projects that are developed over the years length of the country. Among the main tasks carried out in the urban parks team, we can highlight the design and development of the National Policy for Urban Parks, the National Implementation Plan and the Regional Implementation Strategies, where she worked on the team in charge of coordinating the process of participation of civil society and government in the preparation of the document. Additionally, within the professional work is also the support to the regions in the processes of design, execution and budget identification of urban parks throughout the country and the intersectoral coordination of issues related to urban parks, such as parks in urban wetlands, gray water pilot projects in parks, coordination with non-governmental entities, among others. As personal characteristics, the high capacity for work, management capacity, responsibility, honesty and willingness to work as a team stand out.

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