Prof Landy Sánchez

Prof Landy Sánchez, Gender Summit 8 Speaker Professor, Center for Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies, El Colegio de Mexico (COLMEX), Mexico.

Landy Sanchez Peña is a Professor at the Center for Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies at El Colegio de Mexico. She holds PhD in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a minor in geography. Her research focuses on the intersection of inequality, demographic change, and the environment. Her recent publications evolve around energy consumption, mitigation of greenhouse emissions in urban areas, sustainable development, and the relationship between family transformations and gender inequalities. Landy Sánchez was selected as a Sustainable Urbanization Fellow by International Social Science Council in 2013. She is also a member of Steering Committee of the Population and Environment Research Network and of the International Panel on Spatial Demography. She is currently working on a project on Climate Change and Poverty in Mexico.