María Fernanda Rojas Mantilla is a Colombian politician and a member of the Green Alliance Party. She has 20 years’ experience in the public sector and has been an international speaker, professor and academic researcher. She has worked at the Interdisciplinary Center for Development Studies of the Universidad de los Andes, the Center for Social Studies of the National University, and the Pensar Institute of the Javeriana University.
In 2008 María Fernanda Rojas Mantilla was elected a local councilor of Teusaquillo where she promotes initiatives on land-use planning, environment and the defense of public space. In 2012 she assumed leadership of the Institute of Urban Development and launched a plan for its transformation and the fight against internal corruption.
She joined the council of Bogotá in 2013 and made outstanding contributions in mobility and environmental issues, launching a project to promote bicycles as a means of transportation which became the national pro-bike law years later. In 2017 she returned to the Bogota council and has been dedicating her efforts to implementing a rigorous transformation of public transportation through cleaner technologies. She was re-elected for the 2020-2023 term.