Rebecca Laberenne is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) with a background in structural and earthquake engineering. She has over 13 years of experience in the design and construction of buildings and bridges as well as in project management and strategic consulting for building and infrastructure projects. Rebecca joins 100RC from Guy Nordenson and Associates, a structural engineering consulting firm in New York City, where she was an Associate Partner and the lead engineer responsible for the structural design of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington D.C. and numerous other domestic and international building and pedestrian bridge projects. She has also worked with the NGO Build Change on post-earthquake housing reconstruction in both China and Haiti following the 2008 and 2010 earthquakes and is actively involved in confined masonry design and code development.
Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.S.E.) degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering and a Certificate in Architecture from Princeton University; a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials from University of California, Berkeley; and completed a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) at New York University. She is on the Board of Trustees of GeoHazards International and the US Board of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering.