Yuliya Ilizarov headshot.jpg

Yuliya Ilizarov, B.Arch ‘07

Vice President

Yuliya is a graduate of the Bachelor of Architecture program, and the CUNY-wide Macaulay Honors College. From 2010 to 2018, she worked at CWB Architects – a 30-person Brooklyn-based architecture and interior design firm – and served as the firm's managing director from 2014. She has volunteered with AIANY's Design for Risk and Reconstruction committee since 2015, helping organize programs on the potential for the design community to mitigate and adapt to disasters through the built environment. In 2013 she co-founded the non-profit The Chocolate Project, a project-based curriculum program that empowers a young generation of entrepreneurs to create business models that are both socially and ecologically responsible, and profitable. Yuliya recently started her own practice, where she focuses on helping other companies structure how to do their work better.

Yuliya has served on the Architecture Alumni Board since 2009, and previously served as the group's Treasurer. In 2018 she was nominated to serve a three-year term on the City College wide Alumni Board.