Montserrat García Blasco

Montserrat García Blasco

Membre de junta directiva referent en accessibilitat i participació

With training, among others, in Design (Elisava, UPF), Accessibility (IBV-UPV), social inclusion (INICO-USAL, UOC), feminist urbanism (ETSAB) and entity management, she has been involved for almost 15 years in the associative world.

During this time, she has participated in multidisciplinary projects, both for direct social intervention and promotion of participation, as for awareness, research, teaching and political incidence related to the functional diversity and defense of the rights of this collective.

Her commitment to her values and the strong link with the third sector and social movements - such as the feminist and the independent life ones- have marked her professional and personal trajectory to date.

She is currently a member of the board of directors of the ECOM Federation (entity she has been involved with since 2008), benchmark in accessibility and participation. It is part of the different Mobility Councils (AMB, ATM Barcelona, Generalitat), of the Board of Trustees of the TMB Foundation and of the Accessibility Council of the Generalitat de Catalunya. On behalf of ECOM, since this year she is also a member of the board of directors of the Barcelona Association Council (CAB).

She is also a board member of the Catalan Rheumatology League, where she was part of the driving force behind the 1st independent life project of people with rheumatic diseases of the State - "Vivim la Vida!" - recognized as a good practice in different spaces.

For 2 years, she has participated in the citizen platform “Streets for everyone" and in actions in defense of the right to the city, in collaboration with the local neighborhood movement (FAVB) and groups of the Neighborhood Urbanism.

In constant learning, she is the author of various articles and publications related to accessibility, human rights, gender perspective and diversity design, and she has also participated as a speaker on conferences and congresses related to these issues.