Victoria is passionate about helping communities in need through her knowledge and expertise in Architecture.
Dr. Victoria M. Heilman
A registered practicing architect in Tanzania. Victoria is passionate about helping communities in need through her knowledge and expertise in Architecture. She is the co-founder of the Tanzania Women Architects for Humanity (TAWAH) and served as a chairperson from 2011 to 2020. Victoria is the founder and managing director of Alama Architecture (formerly known as VK Green Architects). A company that she established in 2012 while teaching at the Ardhi University; School of Architecture and Design. Victoria decided to leave her teaching career at the Ardhi University in 2018 to devote more time to Alama Architecture and TAWAH. She holds a PhD in Architecture from the University of Stuttgart in Germany, a Master’s degree in Architecture from the Catholic University America and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Dar es Salaam – UCLAS in Tanzania. She was a Ford Foundation Fellow in 2004, an Eisenhower Fellow in 2016 and a Mama Hope Global Advocate in 2020.