Isabel was previously Associate Professor at the Technical University of Madrid and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the itdUPM. She also sits on the Board of Directors of PRONATUR.
As an active member of WGIN and EFB, Isabel has participated in the international congress since 2009 and edited several books in English and Spanish such as ‘Naturación Urbana’ (1999), ‘Green Cities in the World’ (2014, 2015), ‘Agricultura Urbana Integral’ (2015), ‘Vertical Urban Agriculture’ (2018) and ‘Multifunctional Green Urban Infrastructures’ (2019 in print).
She has directed a great number of cooperation projects in America, Asia and Africa, and as a researcher she has participated in national and international projects on urban green infrastructure and has been involved in regular courses on urban agriculture and more recently (2018) in a Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on ‘Green Cities’. Also she has been director of PhD and Masters Theses on the topic of urban agriculture.