Corina Kwami is a PhD candidate at University College of London in London, United Kingdom on a UK research grant titled Transforming the Engineering of Cities. She is currently investigating best practices in water governance access to water services using Medellin, Colombia as a case study. Her works includes collaboration with local governments, industry leaders in utilities services (such as EPM) and local communities.
Previous work has included projects with the WHO, International Labor Organization, partner agencies such as UNICEF, UNFPA and UNHCR, development partners such as Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Belgian Development Cooperation (BTC), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Mastercard Foundation and Ferrero Chocolate with direct international experience in cities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
In order to communicate her work creatively, Corina has been involved in a range of arts’ projects that raise awareness about cities and the opportunities for collaboration they provide. She showcased her work on cities in a TEDx talk in Berlin in 2013 and was recognized by the Center for International Education Exchange (CIEE) for “Inspiring Social Change 2014.