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Aimee Maron

Aimee Maron

Investigadora social y facilitadora de procesos participativos - Ecuador

Bio

Aimee Maron is a bilingual professional with over fifteen years of experience in the management, implementation, and evaluation of social and environmental projects and programs in Ecuador, Latin America, and internationally. Her work has encompassed a variety of issues including urban planning, community development, climate change, biodiversity conservation, among others. She co-authored the "Conceptualization of a Human Rights Approach in Urban Management" in the context of the GIZ Ecuador program, Sustainable Intermediate Cities. After the 2016 earthquake on the Ecuadorian coast, Aimee also developed criteria and priorities with community members to qualify for housing. In this context, she also designed and facilitated a participatory process with beneficiary families to define "Norms of coexistence" for the new urbanization. She also carried out a participatory process to develop "Guidelines for urban and territorial planning" and design a public space for a community affected by the earthquake in coordination with an interdisciplinary team from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (PUCE), the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing of Ecuador (MIDUVI), the Public Housing Company, and local government authorities. Aimee has specialized in the design and face-to-face and online facilitation of participatory and interdisciplinary processes for planning, community organization, training, social research, and organizational strengthening.