Research Fellow - Connected Cities Lab, University of Melbourne
Dr Stephanie Butcher is a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Connected Cities lab, at the University of Melbourne. She is a part of the 'Knowledge in Action for Urban Equality' (KNOW) programme, a global consortium which seeks to deliver transformative research and capacity in policy and planning, that will promote and strengthen pathways to urban equality.
Her research interests are in citizen participation in planning in informal settlements of the Global South, gender and diversity, and urban inequalities. She has partnered with grassroots groups and organizations in cities in Nepal, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Tanzania, and Sri Lanka to support community-driven processes of planning.
Thursday 1 October
Responding panel to Keynote
SDGs, Urban Planning for Equity and Climate Resilience in our Cities - Theresa Williamson, Executive Director - Catalytic Communities, Brazil
Stephanie Butcher, Research Fellow - Connected Cities Lab, University of Melbourne
Anna Hurlimann, Associate Professor and Assistant Dean Diversity and Inclusion of the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
Theresa Williamson, Executive Director - Catalytic Communities, Brazil
Shipra Narang Suri, Chief, Urban Practices Branch (OIC) and Global Solutions Division, UN-Habitat