Elizabeth Cristoforetti

Founder, Supernormal.io

Topic: Social Justice Small Developer



Elizabeth Christoforetti works broadly across scales as a strategic thinker and an architectural and urban designer.

She received a Master in Architecture with Distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where she received the Henry Adams Medal, the school’s highest academic honor. Elizabeth also studied religion at Bowdoin College in Maine and grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

In addition to her work at Supernormal, Elizabeth served as a researcher in the Social Computing Group at the MIT Media Lab, where her collaborative work on the Big Data for Small Places study recently won a Knight Foundation Prototype Grant.

She currently teaches architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.