As the Senior Research Associate at ISI, Judith is responsible for advancing research and tools for sustainable infrastructure and in support of the Envision sustainability framework.
She is a researcher and designer with domain expertise in sustainability standards, tools, and training. Her work experience as part of the Zofnass Program at Harvard University encompassed large-scale infrastructure assessments, tools development, best practices, vulnerability mapping, and risk reduction. She has extensive strong experience evaluating the sustainability, and climate resilience of infrastructure, contributing to the guidance of more than 60 diverse assets worth more than 20 billion USD. Judith coordinated more than 25 workshops at Harvard that brought together global industry leaders and specialists in sustainable infrastructure. She has taught courses on sustainable infrastructure and global development practice with focus on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and combating climate change.
Judith practiced as a designer, contributing to award-winning designs by Toyo Ito & Associates Architects in Tokyo, Skimore, Ownings & Merrill (SOM) in Chicago, Topotek 1 in Berlin, and LCLA Office. She holds master’s degrees in landscape architecture and urban design from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, in architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology, and a bachelor’s in environmental design from the University of Puerto Rico.