Chelina Odbert is Co-founder and Executive Director at Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI). She believes in the potential of low-cost, high-impact design interventions to improve the physical, economic, and social quality of life in low-income communities.
Chelina’s experience and expertise cover a range of topics from leadership, participatory planning, and social entrepreneurship to urban development, environmental remediation, and social impact design. She has lectured and written about KDI’s community-engaged approach to planning in the U.S. and abroad, and has been recognized by the Van Alen Institute, American Express and the Aspen Institute.
Chelina holds a Bachelor of Arts from Claremont McKenna College, where she graduated with magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors. She received her Master of Urban Planning from Harvard University.
Chelina Odbert, Curator
JAN 28 – MAR 17, 2019