Founder and principal of Enlace Arquitectura and Enlace Foundation. She has a Master of Architecture degree from the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University in Boston and a Bachelor degree from Emory University in Atlanta. She is interested in contemporary art, music, literature, languages, running and swimming. She is a registered architect in the state of Florida USA and in Venezuela, and is a LEED Accredited Professional. Elisa has received several awards and fellowships including the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome 2005, the Wheelwright Fellowship from Harvard University 2011, Graham Foundation Grant in 2017 and the Lucas Artist Fellowship in 2019. She teaches architecture at Princeton University and the University of Toronto. She has also taught at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the Simon Bolivar University in Venezuela. Elisa grew up between Venezuela and St. Louis Missouri, USA.