Femke Gubbels is a Program Manager, working with and developing partnerships with cities in Europe and the Middle East.
Femke is a distinction level graduate with a MSc in Urbanisation and Development from the London School of Economics, specialising in urban environmental challenges and climate change adaptation. During her BA in Cultural Anthropology with a minor in Sustainable Development at the Institute of Environmental Sciences of Leiden University, Femke spent time in the Philippines conducting collaborative research on local water management issues. She also received two research grants to travel to Canada for fieldwork on the consultation processes between First Nations and the oil and gas industry, which further developed her interest in environmental inequalities.
Her masters dissertation on urban climate change adaptation in Dar es Salaam was awarded Joint Best Dissertation Prize MSc Urbanisation and Development. For this field project Femke and her fellow team members also secured financial support from the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers. She brings to 100RC Dutch context, the country where she was born and raised.