Andreina Seijas

Urban Night Researcher, Harvard Graduate School of Design


Andreina Seijas J. is a Venezuelan communications professional and public policy analyst currently specializing in night-time planning and design as part of her doctoral degree at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Previously, Andreina was the Information Manager for the Mayor’s Office of the Chacao municipality in Caracas, worked as Policy Associate at Americas Society/ Council of the Americas and Editorial Associate for policy journal Americas Quarterly in New York City, and worked for the Housing and Urban Development Division at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington D.C.

For the past seven years, Andreina has conducted extensive research on how cities can become safer, more inclusive and productive by creating quality spaces for work and leisure during the night. She has a Communications degree from Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, an MSc in Social Policy and Development from the London School of Economics, and a Master in Public Administration and Non-Profit management from New York University.