Isla is passionate about using technology to create positive social impacts. She is an architecture technology Ph.D. candidate at Princeton University researching multi-agent robotic construction in Leonard Lab. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Economics from the University of Virginia in 2017 and her M.Arch from Princeton University’s School of Architecture in 2019. Her research interests lie in collective human-robot construction in architectural contexts, ranging from design to computation to implementation. She also has expertise in VR/AR, tech transfer, and business development. She has experience co-founding startups, developing VR games and wellness apps, and assisting in teaching Keller Center courses.