Elshan Asadi believes all people deserve affordable housing. The problem is the stakeholders that can make the biggest impact are not collaborating in the most effective ways. She is working to bring academia, government, and charity-based organizations together to address this epidemic. Elshan moved to Central Florida 7 years ago with a degree in architecture engineering. She is pursuing her Master of Architecture at the University of Florida’s College of Design, Construction and Planning, and she works full time in architecture field.