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Maisha Barnett

Maisha Barnett

Maisha is a Seattle native and a big parks and public space advocate. She has served on numerous park boards and commissions and is currently a Project Manager leading the effort to develop Jimi Hendrix Park. Maisha is also the founder of Powell Barnett Legacy Project, the community-volunteer group that developed Powell Barnett Park in Seattleā€™s Central District.

Her focus in CEP is urban design, planning, and real estate studies. She is excited to increase her knowledge, experience, and expertise in these disciplines, as well as learn more about sustainable design principles. Upon graduating, she plans to practice responsible community development to create meaningful spaces that will stimulate, activate, and engage public life.