Founding Director, Creative Urban Alchemy, LLC
Ifeoma is an experienced Urban Designer, Architect & Strategist with a proven track record in transforming urban spaces into platforms for equity and design excellence. In her twenty-year career she has led projects in architecture, urban revitalization, community / large scale masterplanning, infrastructure upgrading, urban policy and neighborhood development.
Through leadership roles in urban design & development initiatives funded by the United Nations, FIFA and the NYC Mayors Office she has excelled in managing multidisciplinary teams towards the planning and implementation of projects supporting racial, social and cultural equity. As the founding Director of Creative Urban Alchemy LLC she is a highly sought after consultant on equitable design and sustainable development strategy for city governments and civic institutions internationally.
She has served on Advisory Boards for the Mayor of Helsingborg, Sweden H22 Smart City Initiative, Association for Community Design, Museum of Modern Art and is a founding board member of the BlackSpace Urbanist Collective. She is a 2010 Architecture for Humanity Design Fellow, 2016 NYC Urban Design Forum Forefront Fellow and 2016 Next City Vanguard Fellow. She is currently an Adjunct Professor at Syracuse University and Columbia University and has taught and lectured at Cornell University, University of Cape Town, MIT, Harvard University and the NYC School of Visual Arts. Ifeoma holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University and a Master in City Design and Development from MIT.
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