Inés Sánchez de Madariaga

Professor of Urban Planning at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

Inés Sánchez de Madariaga is an internationally recognized expert on gender in research, architecture, planning and development. She is a Professor of Urban Planning and Rector’s Delegate for Gender Equality at the Technical University of Madrid. She has been Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, NY, the London School of Economics, and the School of Architecture Bauhaus -Weimar. In addition to her academic appointments she has held public offi ce as Director fo the Women and Science Unit at the Cabinet of the Spanish Secretary of State for RTD; Deputy General Director for Architecture; Executive Advisor to the Minister of Housing; member of the Board of Directors of the Spanish Public Society for Rental Housing; member of the Cabinet of the Minister of Research and Innovation. She has been a member of many high level expert groups nationally and internationally, including at the
United Nations, the European Commission, UN-Habitat, UNESCO, the European Institute for Gender Equality, URBACT, and UN-Women