India Chand

India Chand

Los Angeles, CA, US

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I am a recent graduate from the University of Minnesota studying Architecture with a focus in Public Interest Design and currently working towards my Masters of Architecture at the Southern California Institute of Design. I was a member of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), sitting on the Social Justice committee. I have recently completed a career experience with the Inclusion and Diversity team with Apple where I was a Project Manager. My passion areas are: equitable and sustainable design, environmental and social justice, as well as inclusion and diversity. Skilled in AutoCAD, Rhinoceros, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign, Slack.



Apple, Los Angeles, CA, US, Technical Specialist

Ability to assess customers’ support needs when they arrive, then provide solutions or refer
them to other team members ; Flexibility to regularly rotate through different technical specialties and skill sets ; Ability to thrive on change as products evolve

Aug 2022 - current

Apple, Los Angeles, CA, US, Operations Specialist

Operations Specialist: Ensuring products get into customers' hands and store is operating smoothly. Maintaining product availability, completing inventory tasks, keeping stockroom organized as new product arrive. Troubleshooting issues that arise with inventory.

Dec 2018 - Aug 2022

Green Associate Intern, USGBC - LA

Supported outreach efforts to local Los Angeles schools
Found multiple environmental resources for local school use.
Facilitated environment discussions with
children over zoom.
Assisted editing event auction lists.

Nov 2021 - Feb 2022

Apple, DNA Community PM Support Career Experience - Remote

Created more engagement within Slack and employee resource groups. Created workflow bots as well as managed multiple Slack channels globally.
Develoeped outlines for a new updated and rebranded internal site. - Used different sites to help refresh a global internal site. - Used rebranding efforts of ERG's to incorporate into the final redesign.
Handed out content assignments for a two-week global online event. Organized the dates as well as when and how each event would be held. - Decided on different webinars that would be represented globally to ERG leaders and executive partners.

Feb 2021 - Jun 2021

BIPOC Mentor, Minneapolis, MN, US, Black Indigenous People of Color Mentor

Helped lead sessions in educating the team on different issues that BIPOC face on a day to day basis.
Supported team when it comes to social justice issues that POC face.
Educated about local issues

Oct 2020 - Feb 2021


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Masters of Architecture 1

- Spring Show Exhibition: Studio Spring 2023, Visual Studies Spring 2023 - Spring Show Exhibition: Visual Studies Spring 2022,
- American Institute of Architecture Students: Leadership and Secretary
- Freedom by Design: Leadership
- NOMAS: Member
- Teaching Assistant - Design Development with Scott Uriru August 2023 - December 2023

Sep 2021 - current

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, US, BArch, Bachelors of Design in Architecture

Coruses taken:
Biophilic Architecture
Compositional Architecture
Landscape Architecture
Public Interest Design
UX Design
Architecture and Ecology
Architectural History 1 & 2

AIAS Social Justice Committee Member
Page Education Foundation
AIAS Member
NOMAS member

Sep 2019 - May 2021


Wesiman Architecture Museum Award, 1st Place

Team activity to redesign exterior of Weisman Art Museum. (Summer 2017)


Areas of Specialization