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Joke Quintens

Joke Quintens

Social designer and facilitator co-creation and participation projects - Belgium

Bio

Social designer and facilitator co-creation and participation projects. Developer, innovator, resource and advisor, author and matchmaker. Experienced policy maker on city and national level. Regenerative practitioner. Belgian, lives in and loves Marseille. As a citizen, an activist, a policy maker/deputy mayor and an entrepreneur Joke is and was very closely involved in several and various forms of citizens participation, co-creation and transition initiatives in cities. She is passionate about working with regenerative design and development frameworks. Joke is the driving force behind Living Lab Moving Marseille, she designs and guides together with local city makers several projects and Urban Field Trips in Marseille on topics like superdiversity, urban development, social innovation etc. Joke is the initiator of Wetopia, Making City Together. About Wetopia. She developed several Wetopia projects in cities such as Marseille, Oostende, Cape Town, Nairobi. Wetopia got elected as Innovator for the Future 2020 by The Futures Project(UN75 Conversation)