Karen Braitmayer FAIA

Principal, Studio Pacifica, Ltd.

Karen Braitmayer, FAIA is the founder and managing principal of Studio Pacifica, an accessibility consulting firm in Seattle. She and her team provide consulting services to local governments, architects, engineers, companies and individuals concerned with complying with Federal laws and State codes, as well as creating spaces that work for the unique needs of individual users. Karen also leads presentations and workshops nationally to further educate professionals about codes, standards, and inclusion. She received the AIA's 2019 Whitney M. Young Jr. award in recognition of her leadership in civil rights for people with disabilities, public policy and universal design.