Friday, October 06 · 1:00 – 2:00pm (CET)
Milano Digital Week – STEP UP: Leveraging Data to Promote Women’s Walkability in Milan
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For the sixth edition of Milano Digital Week, Transform Transport, TeMA Lab – Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Sex and the City APS, and Walk21 Foundation will participate in a webinar on the role of new digital technologies in promoting gender equality in urban mobility.
The webinar, in line with this year’s theme “Lo Sviluppo dei Limiti – Partecipare a una transizione digitale inclusiva, sostenibile, ed etica” (“The Development of Limits – Participating in an inclusive, sustainable, and ethical digital transition”), will focus on the challenges and potentials of new digital tools for data collection, starting from a socially-driven data approach. It will also bring to light the first results of the scientific research project “STEP UP – Walkability for Women in Milan,” led by Transform Transport, TeMA Lab – Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Sex and the City APS, and Walk21 Foundation.
Lamia Abdelfattah, Senior Researcher
Fondazione Transform Transport ETS (Italy)
Lamia Abdelfattah is an urban planner and researcher working with Systematica and Transform Transport in the areas of mobility research and planning. She has a background in collaborative urban development and expertise in issues of spatial equity in cities with a particular focus on gender equality. Since joining the team in 2019, she has been involved in diverse projects and publications aimed at delivering sustainable, innovative and equitable tools in the field of urban mobility.
Azzurra Muzzonigro, Co-Curator
Sex & the City APS (Italy)
Azzurra Muzzonigro is an architect, curator, and independent urban researcher with a Ph.D. in Urban Studies at the Roma Tre University.She teaches Urban Design in various universities, including Politecnico di Milano and Domus Academy. She holds a Masters in Building and Urban Design in Development from Bartlett UCL. She is the co-curator of the Sex & the City research project, which investigates the city from a gender perspective. In June 2015, she founded Waiting Posthuman Studio, a multidisciplinary research platform about art, architecture, urban planning and philosophy. She is the co-author of “Milan Gender Atlas” / Milano Atlante di genere (LetteraVentidue, 2021) with Florencia Andreola and Costruire Futuri. Migrazioni, Città, Immaginazioni (Bompiani, 2018) with Leonardo Caffo.
Eleonora Gargiulo, Founder
Walk21 Foundation (UK)
Eleonora is an Equity and Innovation Advisor. She works as a consultant for social entrepreneurs and NGOs, specializing in change processes and strategies. With a degree in psychology and a career as a social entrepreneur, she now supports the Walk21 Foundation in research projects on women and walkability.
Lily Scarponi, Junior Researcher
Fondazione Transform Transport ETS (Italy)
Lily Scarponi is an engineer and architect with a background in urban planning. Her thesis focused on the urban regeneration of a green area in the city of Rome, a project carried out through a process of participatory planning and public space design. She started working in 2021 as a Transport Consultant. Since 2023, she has been active as a Junior Researcher at Transform Transport, focusing on spatial equity issues analyzed through the lens of intersectional feminism. She is currently a student in the Master’s Degree Course “Gendered Cities – Methods and techniques for urban and territorial planning and design” at the University of Florence.
Tonia Stiuso, Research Scholar
TeMA Lab, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (Italy)
Tonia Stiuso is an engineer in building architecture and a research scholar at the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering of the University of Naples Federico II. Her research activities are focused on urban planning issues and gender inequities. Since June 2023, she has been involved in the TeMA Lab research group for the “STEP UP – Walkability for Women in Milan” project funded by Fondazione Cariplo.