Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

Esti Shapiro

Esti Shapiro joined the Canopy team in 2022 after completing an MA in Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Esti brings a passion for design writing and storytelling to the marketing role and looks forward to contributing to Canopy’s growing vision and reputation in social impact design.

Esti’s experience includes a conventional architectural education, having previously earned a BS in Architecture with a concentration in Urbanism and minor in Media, Culture, and Communication Studies and an M.Arch, both from Wentworth Institute of Technology. Previously, Esti served as an Editor-in-Chief of the Wentworth Architecture review, a student-run design publication, and has worked in architecture and design firms in Denver and Boston.

Outside of work Esti loves exploring Chicago’s museums, food scene, and long walks along the lake with her rescue pup Frankie!


Master of Arts in Visual and Critical Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Master of Architecture, Wentworth Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Wentworth Institute of Technology


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What's your favorite season?

Fall (especially in New England or the Rockies when the aspens are turning gold)

What is your beverage of choice?

A large oat milk latte

If you could be any material, what material would you be?

Board formed concrete

Best live music you've seen?

James Taylor and Carole King

What music do you listen to while working towards a deadline?

It’s a little cringey, but honestly lots of show tunes!

Dog or cat person?

Dogs are my favorite living beings.

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