Jasmin Roussos is pursuing a master’s degree in architecture at CCNY Spitzer School of Architecture. She received her B.S. in Psychology at City College of New York. Jasmin has over four years of experience working at various nonprofits where she has developed a passion to support and advocate for underrepresented communities. This passion has pushed her to found Healing Arts, a nonprofit organization providing artistic opportunities as a mental healing tool for the low-income elderly community. Her goal is to combine her passion for supporting underrepresented communities and her profession in Architecture to make a powerful impact that shapes both the spaces and policies of the built environment. Jasmin’s research and work focus primarily on affordable and fair housing, healthy and safe communities, and welcoming accessible public spaces. She is committed to social justice through equitable design by addressing inequality, discrimination, and exclusion in the built environment. Jasmin had the opportunity to gain experience in languages, culture, and architecture by studying abroad in Italy, South Korea, and Spain.