Isabella Bartenstein joined VMA in 2014 before taking a short hiatus to achieve her Master of Architecture and rejoined in 2020. She is currently working towards her Master’s Degree at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, and expects to graduate in 2021. Isabella received her Bachelor of Arts in Growth and Structure of Cities from Bryn Mawr College. Currently, graduate school takes up much of her time but in her limited free time she enjoys baking and creating oil-paintings of various landscapes. Isabella is also fluent in both Spanish and French.