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Pauline Souza, AIA, LEED Fellow

WRNS Studio
LEED Fellow, Partner and Director of Sustainability
San Francisco, CA
Pauline has dedicated her 33+year career to creating high-quality sustainable educational environments. She’s responsible for implementing sustainable principles and incorporating benchmark systems into all WRNS’s projects. She’s a LBC Hero, USGBC National Green Schools Advocate, USGBC Green Schools National Co-Chair. In 2015, she worked with California’s Division of the State Architect’s 7x7x7 initiative to help reduce energy and water usage for 10,000 existing K-12 public schools, and as the Sustainability Consultant for the Hawaii Department of Education, she’s working to green 256 existing campuses. All of her work is in service of creating healthy, resource-efficient educational spaces that inspire the next generation.