Amanda Nicole Bridges is an undergraduate studio instructor and Senior Architectural Professional with Skidmore Owings and Merrill's San Francisco office. She has worked on a range of large scale urban projects and custom homes throughout the US. Her work with NOMA and the NAACP's CESBS Committee focuses on mentorship and instilling sustainable projects with a specific sense of community, dignity, and place. She has appeared on past and upcoming panels with BuildingGreen, Yale Women in Architecture, and the AIA, and she has been a guest review juror at RISD, Stanford, and Berkeley. She earned her B.A. at Harvard University in the History of Art and Architecture, and her M.Arch at Yale University's School of Architecture.