CARMEN FERNÁNDEZ HERNÁNDEZ

Position: 
Technical architect in the Universal Accessibility and Innovation Department at Fundación ONCE

Graduated as technical architect by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. She started her professional work as a construction director and as a structure calculator. She has been working at Fundación ONCE for 25 years in the field of Universal Accessibility, carrying out actions aimed at promoting design for all people, specific awareness and training activities at national and international level. She also has written several publications, coordinated awards and organized accessible events and presence in fairs, like Construtec, Hostelco, Sima or Cevisama. Carmen is part of the teaching team of the Master in Accessibility for Smart City, the Global City at the Universidad de Jaén, the Universal Accessibility Course at the Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid and different MOOCs. Since 2013, she organizes, coordinates and participates in the training project “Design cities and towns for all people” at the national level.