Maria Isabel da Rocha Lima
MaCT Coordinator/ MaCT Faculty Assistant / Researcher

Maria Isabel da Rocha Lima is a Brazilian architect, urban strategist and researcher. She is currently the coordinator of MaCT (Master in City & Technology) and researcher at the Urban Sciences Lab. Isabel also holds a Master in Urban Management and Development from IHS, Erasmus University of Rotterdam. She has previously worked in Portugal and Brazil, within her specialty of public participation and engaging workshops on the topics of urban rehabilitation, capacity building, right to the city and sustainable development, either as a moderator, project manager or researcher. She has also worked with IHS as part of the Alumni Board, attending WUF on their behalf and moderating a training event on small-scale initiates. Her research lies on the topic of urban strategies, participatory planning and processes, governance and right to the city.