Francesca Miazzo is the managing director and co-founder of CITIES Foundation. Francesca is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where she graduated with a in Research Masters in Metropolitan Studies in 2008. Since then, she has been active in local interventions addressing global urban development problems and developing local solutions. Examples are:
- The global platform Farming the City, which spinoff is the revolutionary start up and the sustainable transport business for local food FOODLOGICA.
- The research and local intervention as a community initiative for local plastic separation reward scheme, WASTED.
Francesca has also curated the following publications published by Trancity*Valiz: “We Own The The City” (2014) and “Farming the City” (2013) and “The WASTED City” (2017), for which she organised the production and set up the international research design, besides writing and sharing the conclusions.