Dattner Architects’ Managing Principal Kirsten Sibilia is featured in Madame Architect, a dedicated platform that highlights and celebrates diverse and inspiring women in architecture. Interviewed by Madame Architect founder, Julia Gamolina, Kirsten recounts her career journey as a pioneering allied professional in the A/E/C industry.
“I learned then what a small industry we’re in, and how, by putting your best foot forward, having integrity, and being open to things, opportunities would come.”
Kirsten joined Dattner Architects in 2010 as Chief Marketing Officer with over 15 years of industry experience and was elevated to Principal in 2013. One of the first allied professionals to have ownership in an architectural firm in New York, Kirsten became Managing Principal in 2016. She is a vocal advocate for impactful design, diversity and equity in practice, and creating resilient and sustainable urban density. As a mentor and leader, she is focused on the firm’s continued health, growth, vitality, and culture.