Meet Our Student: Najia Javaid

Najia Javaid is a MS in Interior Architecture student and recently received honorable mention in the Design with Light competition.

Why did you choose Jefferson?

I was looking to get back to my career after taking a break from Architecture to raise my family, and while looking at schools I came across Jefferson which had the program I was interested in. After meeting with our program coordinator, I was confident that Jefferson was the school for me.

Where are you from originally?

I’m originally from Pakistan, moved to Philadelphia in 2013 after marriage.

What is the best part of your studies?

I love designing and connecting with people from the industry. This course gives me the chance to improve my skills and learn.

What’s something people would be surprised to find out about you:

I have a bachelor’s degree in architecture, but I worked as a TV host and had a clothing brand in Pakistan.