Margarita de Monterrosa

Margarita de Monterrosa Associate AIA, LEED AP BD + C

Technical Designer

Biography

Page Technical Designer and Project Architect Margarita de Monterrosa has followed a less-traditional path to career success. It helps make her a valuable asset to Page, which prizes diverse experiences and perspectives in its workforce. She also came to join Page through an unusual set of circumstances.

Margarita received her Bachelor’s degree in Architecture in her hometown of San Salvador where she also served as a TA in Design Studio and Architectural Presentation techniques. Upon graduation, she learned the dean of the architectural school had nominated her as one of three candidates for a Fulbright scholarship in a Masters in Architecture program in the US.

Margarita was chosen out of a hundred nominees and as a result, found herself in Houston, Texas which has a population equal to the entire country of El Salvador. She quickly became immersed in the local community, using her bicultural experiences and linguistic talents to create a diverse personal network and become involved in service work supporting educational efforts.

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