Rhoda Kennedy began working at Deborah Berke Partners in 2002. She is a principal of the firm. Rhoda leads projects for academic and non-profit clients to achieve mission-driven design results. Her projects are shaped by her ability to transform buildings and institutions by distilling complex requirements into clear design ambitions. Rhoda is currently leading the firm’s design of The Women’s Building, a new center for the women’s and girls’ rights movement in New York City, and she has worked on the firm’s projects with numerous higher education clients. Rhoda earned her Bachelor of Arts from New College of Florida and her Master of Architecture degree from the University of Florida.