Marcela Guerrero Casas

Marcela Guerrero Casas is the co-founder and managing director of Open Streets Cape Town, an organisation committed to a more equitable, integrated, safer and vibrant Mother City. She is passionate about cities, public space and, most importantly, people. Born and raised in Bogota, Colombia, she lived in the US for most of her adult life before moving to South Africa in 2006. She has a Masters in Public Administration and International Affairs from Syracuse University and has worked in policy and advocacy for almost 10 years. Marcela was recently added to the Mail & Guardian list of 200 Young South Africans.