Cynthia is the founder of AVID Architecture. She obtained her Master of Architecture from the University of Toronto and is a registered Architect in Alberta. She is honored to have served as Chair of the Alberta Chapter of the RAIC, and has had the pleasure of cocreating and teaching design studio courses at Athabasca University RAIC Centre for Architecture. Having grown up in both urban and rural places within Canada, she brings a deep knowledge of our landscape and the communities that live here. With experience working together with many diverse groups and organizations on community facilities, she is adept at finding solutions to diverse needs. Her resulting designs are both functional and artful, as demonstrated by several award-winning projects. She believes there is no greater calling than employing her talent to empower others to live and work with meaning and purpose.