Miss Rivera, Alejandra


UNICA EuroMaster in Urban Studies

  • Brussels Capital Region, Belgium
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Miami, United States
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Malmö, Sweden
  • Medellín, Colombia
Erasmus Mundus 4Cities Master in Urban Studies

Language skills

English
Native or bilingual proficiency (I have a speaking proficiency equivalent to that of an educated native speaker)
Spanish
Native or bilingual proficiency (I have a speaking proficiency equivalent to that of an educated native speaker)
French
Limited working proficiency (I can participate in general conversations, understand formal written documents and can handle limited work requirements)
Portuguese
Elementary proficiency (I have a basic understanding of the language)

Last updated: 2018/10/11

Personal

Alejandra Rivera is currently a student of the Erasmus Mundus 4CITIES EuroMaster in Urban Studies taking place in four different European capitals: Brussels, Vienna, Copenhagen, and Madrid. At the moment she is located in Copenhagen.

She holds a B.A. in International Relations, and minor in Economics from Florida International University, in Miami, USA. She has experience in international commercial trends in Latin America given her most recent position as Cargo Flow Analyst at CMA-CGM, the third largest shipping company in the world. She has also worked at PanAmerican Development Foundation (OAS) where she contributed to various capacity building and empowerment projects.

Research interests:

  • Sustainable and equitable urban development
  • Comparative analysis between European and Latin American cities
  • Alternative urban economies
  • Revitalization and new uses of old spaces
  • Social cohesion
  • Marginalized groups
  • Bridging socio-spatial inequalities

Areas of Expertise: 

  • International economic development
  • International relations and politics of Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Urban sustainability and creative thinking
  • Social cohesion initiatives
  • Analysis of quality of life and livability (Vienna case study)
  • Research methods