Natalia Merced is the Membership and Engagement Lead at CityStudio. She is responsible for curating engaging experiences for partners of the CityStudio Network and ensuring each CityStudio has the tools and training necessary to thrive.
Natalia holds an MA in Global Communication from Simon Fraser University. Her professional experience intertwines with her interest in communication and education. She is passionate about social justice, decolonization, languages and gardening. Her fascination for exploring and better understanding cities has taken her to live in Bogota, Beijing, Chicago, Guaynabo and now Vancouver. Natalia is happiest when playing beach volleyball, close to the ocean or riding her bike. She enjoys watching live music, reading and exploring where to find the best ice cream in town.