alexandra velasco is 33 years old. she is an ecologist and professional communicator, consultant on sustainable urban mobility. she worked in the municipality of quito as the metropolitan sports director, and then as the non-motorized transportation coordinator, where she conducted feasibility studies for public bicycle systems and bikeway networks in quito. she collaborated with mentefactura and smartbusiness in studies about the management of the national sports and high performance centers. she is the founder of the quito bikeway and biciaccion, aimed at promoting the use of bicycles as transportation. she chaired the collective quito for all and the quito environmental observatory. she is currently pursuing a mba at iaen.