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Jordana Vasquez

Jordana Vasquez

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

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About 

Jordana Vasquez holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Pratt Institute. She is a designer and  enthusiastic  entrepreneur with a broad interest in: design, urban planning , sustainability and social responsibility. Throughout her education at Pratt Institute she has made it a focus to challenge her spatial sensibilities and understanding of the fusion of art and design while also being an advocate for purpose-driven innovative solutions. 

Trained as an architect and painter, she believes in the direct and long term impact on the quality of life of those who are faced with adversity. She is a proud member of Be social Change and is currently working on launching a website as a platform for students to obtain materials with reusable and recycling materials at lower costs. 

"Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have."
Margaret Mead

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Employment 

The Architectural League of New York, New York, NY, US, Volunteer

Assisted with the coordination of lectures, exhibitions, installations and special events

May 2012 - current
 

Storefront for Art and Architecture, New , Production Intern

Worked closely with the assistant curator to carry preparation, installation and break-down of shows
Conducted tasks like sourcing materials, contacting providers and researching solutions for gallery issues .During exhibitions assisted with the maintenance of exhibitions and the office space

May 2012 - Dec 2012
 

Habitat for Humanity, New York, NY, US, Construction site leader

Supervision and development of interior structures for multi-family housing
Participated in reviews, construction/installation assessments and execution of plans
Led the training, development and mentoring of the construction staff composed of volunteers

May 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Axis D.I. Architecture, LLC, Newark, NJ, US, Architectural intern

Provided architectural support to the lead architects in: the design, selection, coordination and detailing of architectural and marketing materials.
Presented independent research for schematic proposals.

Mar 2008 - Nov 2009
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2010 - current
 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, C-Disco summer master program

May 2010 - Jul 2010
 

Awards 

Published Works , InProcess Magazine, Other

Yearly publication at Pratt Institute

2014
 

Hearst Scholarship, 1st Place

2012
 

WNBA Inspirational Women 2010, 1st Place

This scholarship program was created to recognize adult leaders from the African American and Hispanic communities in the tri-state area (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut), who excel in the classroom, are leaders in the community, and exemplify the values of volunteerism and service.

2010
 

Vice-President of leadership, 1st Place

The Vice President of Leadership shall promote the development of leadership at Windward Community College, shall be in charge of all events pertaining to the development of leadership, including leadership seminars, field trips, and conferences, and shall be responsible for filing the appropriate forms for the Leadership Hallmark.

2009
 

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