Philippa P.B. Hughes is a creative placemaker and social sculptor. She is experienced in public and private collaborations, having produced placemaking projects in collaboration with numerous Business Improvement Districts across D.C. and in partnership with the D.C. Office of Planning. She executed two creative placemaking projects funded by the Kresge Foundation. Philippa is also the chair of the board of the DuPont Underground, a former trolley stop turned into art space and she has served on the board of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities among numerous other boards throughout Washington, D.C.