Born in Paris, France and raised in New York City and Mexico City, Aline Yoldi moved to San Antonio after graduating with honors from her Bachelor of Architecture from Universidad Anahuac in Mexico. She is a Registered Architect, Registered Interior Designer, LEED AP and EDAC Certified professional with close to 20 years of leadership and project management experience in a wide variety of projects such as Historic Preservation, Civic, Housing, Educational K-12, Higher-Education and Private Residential. Aline works at B&A Architects as Project Manager in charge of Senior Living, Multi-Family, Retail and Hospitality projects among others. In 2015, while serving as AIA Board Director, Aline founded the Women In Architecture Network to support, empower and promote women in the profession. In 2017, Aline was named “Master Builder” by the Freemason Grand Lodge of Texas. She is the first woman to receive this recognition in the Lodge’s 180-year history (Lodge founded in 1837).
As an AIA member, Aline has served the AIA San Antonio Chapter in multiple capacities throughout the years:
- President-Elect, Board of Directors 2021
- Treasurer, Board of Directors 2020
- Chair of Beaux-Arts Ball 2021 (Co-Chair in 2019-2020)
- Founder and Chair of Women in Architecture Network, 2015-current
- Director, Board of Directors 2015-2016
- Chair of Programs 2010-2013
As the 2022 President, Aline will assist the Chapter during these strenuous times by providing leadership and support to ensure the continued success and relevance of the institution. She has also pledged to prioritize the discourse on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion outlined in the AIA San Antonio Board Statement on Racial Justice and continue supporting women, minorities and younger generations coming into the profession.