Gelila Mekonnen (she/her)

Gelila Mekonnen (she/her) is a planner with a diverse background in research, policy, community engagement, and active transportation. She is a graduate of the Master of Planning in Urban Development Program at Ryerson University, where her research focused on cycling equity and micromobility.

\Gelila has worked in active transportation with the Bike Share Toronto program, and has a keen interest in placemaking. Using an intersectional approach, Gelila is interested in how community co-creation and intercultural collaboration can enhance public space and city building practices.