Kathleen Hetrick is a mechanical engineer at BuroHappold Engineering. As part of BuroHappold’s Los Angeles Sustainability team, Kathleen combines her passion for sustainable design with a technical background in Architectural Engineering. She has gained experience through a wide range of cutting-edge projects as both a mechanical engineer and a sustainability consultant, including work on LEED platinum projects, a Living Building Challenge project, historical adaptive reuse, and a university carbon neutrality plan. She also active in BuroHappold’s Diversity and Inclusion Forum, spearheading the outreach initiatives to encourage local K-12 students to pursue sustainability-focused careers in STEM.