ELSA MARÍA ARROYO HÉRNANDEZ

Coordinator & Legal Representative | Mujeres, Democracia y Ciudadanía A.C.

Mexico

Social leader with more than 30 years of experience in territorial management, local politics, operation of technical cooperation projects and their administration, with a focus on gender and human rights, she has facilitated various grassroots women’s organizational processes such as Urban@s: Por nuestro Derecho a la Ciudad, the Red Comunidad Anticorrupción and the Consejo Ciudadano de Mujeres del Distrito Federal, she is currently the Legal Representative of Mujeres, Democracia y Ciudadanía A.C., and an alternate member of the Civil Society Advisory Group for Mexico for UN Women. and alternate member of the Civil Society Advisory Group for Mexico of UN Women, member of the international networks Huairou Commission and the Global Feminist Platform for Land and Territories and the National Feminist Front, CIMTRA: Citizens for Transparent Municipalities and the local networks, Red Mexiquense de Gobierno Abierto and Ecatepec Unido. She has been a Speaker at the Ninth World Urban Forum, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with the Theme: Improving slums and delivering gender-sensitive basic services. 2018, at Habitat III held in Quito Ecuador 2016Speaker at the State of Mexico Conference 2017: Elections, Corruption and Social and Gender Violence, at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences of UNAM. 2017 Speaker at the III Ibero-American Summit of Local Gender Agendas Women and City held in the City of Santiago, Chile, with the theme: Pensador@s Urban@s: an experience of territorial intervention in the metropolitan area of the Valley of Mexico. 2016.