Laura Colìni is Dr habil in Urban, Regional and Environmental Design. Her  work covers topics related to urban inequalities, inclusion of migrants and refugees, housing. She has been working as an academic in Italy, Germany, France UK, USA. Currently works independently  for the EU COM (URBACT, UIA, EU Urban Agenda). Laura is co-founder of Tesserae, member of the artist collective Oginoknauss and of the International Network for Urban Research and Action INURA.