Damaris Hollingsworth champions the creation of holistic and approachable spaces that are accessible to all. Born in Brazil and a graduate of the University of Sao Paulo, Hollingsworth brings a strong multicultural and global perspective to her architecture practice. She was recently named as a “40 under 40 Class of 2017” by Building Design and Construction magazine and is hailed as a “change agent,” in recognition of her passion for using architectural design as a tool for social and economic change. Hollingsworth currently serves as Vice President for THOR Design Plus in Minneapolis, and is a co-founder and the President of the Minneapolis-St Paul chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects. She is a U.S. Registered Architect, is accredited as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design architect and holds a National Council of Architectural Registration Boards certificate.