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Ingrid Gonzalez Featherston

Hip Hop Architecture Camp/ Matt Fajkus Architecture
Design Architect
Austin, TX
Ingrid Gonzalez Featherston, AIA Design Architect at Matt Fajkus Architecture.  Bachelor of Architecture, Mississippi State University Received May 2012.  Ingrid currently works at Matt Fajkus Architecture as a Design Architect, where she works on a variety of project scales that each search to address site specificity and the role that materiality can play in defining spaces.    Outside of her role as a Design Architect, Ingrid is a strong advocate for community engagement through her participation with the ACE Mentor Program of Austin, AIA Austin’s Women in Architecture Committee, Latinos in Architecture committee and the AIA Emerging Professional Committee. She has also committed her time to helping bring the Hip Hop Architecture Camp (HHAC)  to Austin, TX  and continues to work with the HHAC to plan and organize this year’s upcoming camp.  She is currently serving as a Latinitas Mentor to high school students interested in the STEAM field and as a Fundraising Associate board member for the Austin ACE Mentor Program to further expand on the importance of education and mentoring of our future leaders. She also serves as the Membership Commissioner for AIA Austin Board, where she strives to create awareness and opportunities to become an agent of change within our professional and at large community.  For Ingrid, it isn’t about not having enough time, but making the time and spending it where it counts.