|Forbes 30 under 30 | Top 100 Digital Shapers in Switzerland | WEF Global Shaper

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Estefanía is an entrepreneur, author and consultant on the topic of Future Cities and Digital Transformation. She obtained her Ph.D. at ETH Zurich and worked as a Research Scientist & Lecturer in Zurich and Singapore (at the Future Cities Laboratory for Cooling Singapore). She co-developed the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) series on ´Future Cities` and co-authored the book 'City in your Hands', adding to a list of research publications. Estefania successfully sold her first company, WeSpace, in 2020 after two years of acting as  CEO. 

Estefanía has been listed in Top 100 Digital Shapers in Switzerland in 2018 & 2019, and in Forbes 30 under 30She is also the founding President of the EIT Alumni Board and a WEF Global  Shaper.





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Estefanía is an expert and public speaker in topics around Future Cities, such as smart cities, digitalization, and climate change & cities. She has also been invited to speak about her experience in entrepreneurship, leadership and advancing women.


Estefanía has been a speaker at international events such as the Sustainable Innovation Forum - COP21 and World Web Forum. Estefanía is committed to develop and shape initiatives that support the sustainable future of societies and cities.


Recent speaking engagements (2019 & 2020):






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