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Risk and Resilience Manager | Amazon Web Services

Rachel Minnery


Rachel Minnery, FAIA is an architect and currently Risk and Resilience Manager at Amazon Web Services. She was formerly the Senior Director of Resilience, Adaptation and Disaster Assistance at The American Institute of Architects (AIA) developing policy, design guides, and education for the organization’s 95,000 members and the building industry.  Rachel’s previous experience includes design and management in the non-profit and private sectors focusing on environmentally and socially responsible design. She is the co-founder of Architects Without Borders Seattle and has led groups of building safety volunteers to disaster-stricken places.