Gil (Guillermo) Penalosa

Gil (Guillermo) Penalosa is incredibly passionate about transforming cities into places for all people. He has inspired and advised decision makers and communities in more than 300 different cities around the world on how to create vibrant cities and healthy communities for everyone, regardless of age, gender, or socio-economic status. His focus is on the design an use of parks and streets as great public places, as well as sustainable mobility: walking, riding bicycles, taking public transit, and new uses of cars. His call to action is to move 'from talking to doing' by focusing on the benefits of improving physical and mental health, the environment, sustainable mobility, economic development, equity and happiness.