Stefanie Rae Arizabal


Stefanie Rae received her bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She is a licensed Civil Engineer with 5 years experience designing residential & commercial buildings, specializing in seismic retrofit and custom residential housing in San Francisco. She enjoys utilizing her background to help foster unique structural solutions with her engineering family.

Her passion for engineering lies in disaster relief. She has lent her engineering expertise in response to various natural disasters, aiding in relief efforts post- Hurricane Katrina & Typhoon Haiyan, as well as traveling to Haiti in 2011 & 2012, and most recently to Nepal in 2016. She leads to promote holistic engineering and desires to aid governments in red-tagging buildings and structural reconnaissance following natural disasters.

Stef currently resides in Oakland. When she is not working or traveling, she enjoys basketball, Muay-Thai, and adventure.