Alverina Weinardy is a practicing interior designer at Saida + Sullivan Design Partners with specialty in affordable housing projects. She joined MTI as a graduate student research assistant in 2017. She is currently responsible for MTI graphic design work. Alverina holds a BFA in Interior Architect and Design from the Academy of Art University, and is currently pursuing a Master of Urban and Regional Planning at San Jose State University. She has also held internships at the de Young Museum, Artistic Designs for Living, and volunteers time at the American Red Cross Bay Area.