Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship
Yale University (M.Arch)
New York, NY
Orli Hakanoglu is a third year student at the Yale School of Architecture, working towards her Master’s degree (anticipated May 2019). She was born and raised in New York City. Prior to her time at Yale she studied Studio Art, Art History, and Architecture at Wellesley College, where she supplemented her coursework with architecture studio courses at MIT school of Architecture and Planning through the Wellesley-MIT exchange program. She is passionate about how architecture, art, and design can play a role in promoting equality across a range of societies and cultures. Additionally, she is interested in strengthening diversity and inclusivity within the professional and educational fields of Architecture. She has worked at Architizer, the Yale University Art Gallery, and Deborah Berke Partners. In her free time she enjoys painting, urban sketching, and exploring New York City.