Elizabeth Christoforetti is an architectural and urban designer. She received a Master in Architecture with Distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where she received the AIA Henry Adams Medal. Elizabeth also studied religion at Bowdoin College in Maine and fine arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has taught architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and Northeastern University, and has served as a researcher in the Social Computing Group at the MIT Media Lab. Elizabeth grew up in Pittsburgh, Miami, and Michigan, and now lives in Cambridge with her family.