I am currently a dual degree graduate student in the Master of Architecture and Master of City & Regional Planning (MARCH / MCRP) programs at the Georgia Institute of Technology--where I completed my Bachelors of Science in Architecture with a minor in Architectural History and a certificate in Integrative Biology in 2011.
I have interests in: educational, cultural, and residential architecture; historic preservation and urban revitalization; urban design, ecological urbanism, and biologically-inspired design.
In my free time, I enjoy volunteer work in the local Atlanta community as well as a being a leader in a variety of organizations both on campus and in the professional field.
Niles Bolton Associates, Atlanta, GA, US, Architectural Intern
As a summer intern, I worked on several multi-family projects at different phases of design from schematic project proposals and renderings to construction documents and submittals.
Sagepath, Inc., Atlanta, GA, US, Web Content Contributor
Sage Path is an award-winning creative, web-site, social media, and mobile application development interactive advertising agency in Atlanta. Currently, I serve as a Web Content Contributor working on the myKO Employee Intranet Portal site for the Coca-Cola Company.
Georgia Tech Parking & Transportation Office, Atlanta, GA, US, Student Assistant, Appeals Board
Handled written and oral appeals for citations received through the parking office, filed and organized documents, distributed parking permits.
CEISMC Mentoring Program, Atlanta, GA, US, Student Mentor / Tutor
Mentored and assisted K-12 students in the local Atlanta area public schools with subjects ranging from reading, mathematics, and the sciences.
Landon A. Dunn Office, P.A., Charlotte, NC, US, Assistant / Secretary
Answered phone calls, greeted clients, scheduled appointments, faxed documents, filed paper work, made copies, compiled legal documents, kept supplies stocked, handled incoming and outgoing mail.
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, US, MArch, M.ARCH / M.CRP
Currently pursuing dual degrees in the Master of Architecture and Master of City and Regional Planning programs at the Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, US, Bachelors, Architecture
Completed my Bachelors of Science in Architecture degree with Architectural History Minor and Certificate in Integrative Biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology; participated in the Georgia Tech Art & Architecture Summer Study Abroad Program to Greece, Italy, and Turkey.
Student membership in the Alpha Eta Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa is based on participation in the Georgia Tech community, outstanding scholarship, and exemplary character.
Having served as president of one of the four Greek governing councils and in a number of leadership positions both in my sorority and the Greek community at-large, winning this award was a great moment of recognition for myself and other architecture students who strive to succeed both academically and as student leaders.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals, and an outside appraisal.
In celebration of the 100th year of architectural education at Georgia Tech, design students delivered dramatic performances and wild costumes in a 48-hour charette to envision the next century of architectural design. Nearly 240 undergraduate and graduate architecture students were organized into 20 teams, each with a faculty team leader. Groups were juried by Dean Alan Balfour and Professor Libero Andreotti of Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Architecture de Paris La Villette.
"Periaktos" Team, First Prize
Faculty Team Leader: Athanassios Economou
Student Team Members: Farzeen Tejani, Ali Lari, Youngju Lee, Ralph Raymond, Chris Martin, Christine Ruffo, Thang Pham, Ailien Vuong, Ana Lucia Gadala-Maria, Jordan Leary, John Nuttmann, Micah Hall, Andrew Nichols, Hector Caceres
Although I did not win the award, having been nominated for the Women's Leadership Conference's "Undergraduate Woman of Distinction" was a true honor and acknowledgment of my involvement on campus and in the community.