Lizette Rios, Senior Project Engineer - Dowbuilt
Lizette Rios is a Senior Project Engineer at Dowbuilt, where she works as a site-based member of the general construction project management team. She graduated with a Master of Architecture degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Over the past decade, Lizette has worked on an extensive list of projects on both the architectural and general contracting side, finding her niche in high-end single-family residential construction. She is fulfilling her aspiration of working with meticulous craftspeople and designers to create the architectural atmospheres she once learned about. Dedicated to the final result of the home, she enjoys strategical problem solving with her coworkers, and the fast-paced nature of an active job site. As part of her commitment to expanding industry access and inclusion, she continues to guide her former students and partake in mentorship programs. She believes instilling grit/ confidence is part of showing people their wildest aspirations are truly within their reach. She participates in the Dowbuilt IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Action) Advisory group where she is an integral part in developing pathways and policies that create clearer opportunities for upward mobility and a healthier working environment for BIPOC and underrepresented communities.