Annina Ala-Outinen is the coordinator of Helsinki Urban Academy. Her role is to bring together people and ideas from different organizations and make joint projects and events to happen.
Urban Academy is a new strategic collaboration platform and network between the City of Helsinki, University of Helsinki and Aalto University that combines interdisciplinary research, education and city development within the fields of urban research, planning and design.
Having an educational background in geography, Annina has a strong interest in processes of urbanization and urban phenomena. She has a wide perspective in city development as she has also worked for the City of Helsinki as researcher and as planning officer focusing on housing policy.
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