Sunni coordinates the International Living Future Institute’s global network of over 700 professionals across 54+ nations who are creating Living Products, Living Buildings, and Living Communities. She also facilitates the Living Future Accreditation.
Sunni spends her free time painting, out of doors, and researching how to better engage communities in their own planning and development, with prior research positions at the University of Washington, her alma mater. She is a Founding Member-Owner of the Just Design Cooperative. As a planner and biomimic, she looks to nature for inspiration in these pursuits.
Sunni has volunteered extensively on development projects with Engineers Without Borders USA, as the past co-President of the West Coast Steering Committee, and sitting Projects Committee Chair for the Seattle Puget Sound Professional Chapter, with programs in Uganda, Sierra Leone, and Nicaragua. She has also worked professionally as a development planner in Cambodia and Guatemala.
Sunni firmly believes that kindness is the highest form of intelligence.