Anna Pravinata Principal, Alliiance

Anna Pravinata

Principal, Alliiance

Description

Anna Pravinata, who joined Minneapolis-based architecture and design firm Alliiance in 2005, has dedicated much of her career to designing leading-edge research facilities for corporate and academic institutions. An immigrant and a woman architect of color, she has been a leader on Alliiance’s equity, diversity, and inclusion committee, which supports initiatives to promote and retain a diverse staff and celebrates intercultural differences through culture-building activities. She has also developed a tool designed to remove implicit bias in staffing decisions. This year, Pravinata was elected president of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Minnesota chapter.