M4 – Lesson #1 The role of women in Montseny Biosphere Reserve

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Juana Barber Rosado, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Juana Barber Rosado is a forestry engineer from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and works in the administration of the Barcelona Provincial Government as Head of the Natural Parks Technical Office. Since 1992 she has been working for the Natural Park Service of Barcelona Provincial Council, first as an engineer in charge of building projects at the Central Services and, from the end of 1995, as head of the Building Unit at the Montseny Natural Park and Biosphere Reserve. From mid-2004 to early 2018 she was the director of the Montseny Natural Park and Biosphere Reserve and since 2018 she has been the head of the Parks Office but she still manages the Biosphere Reserve. 


A case study from Montseny Biosphere Reserve (Spain). Its manager Juana Barber Rosado tells about the story of how the women of Montseny got to develop a Gender Equality Plan and a women assembly after a series of workshops.


Explore the web of Montseny Biosphere Reserve and read about its Gender Equality Plan. You can use DeepL translator since the web is in Spanish.

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