Friday, September 25, 2020

Please join us for our second annual Leadership and Equity Summit. We have assembled a group of nationally recognized and forward-thinking architects, business strategists, and thought leaders who will lead us in a conversation on the future of practice. This event aims to build equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice in our firms, our profession, and our communities. We will be focusing on action items for equity and hope to give each participant tools and ideas to bring back to their work.

10:30am – Keynote: Deborah Berke, FAIA interviewed by Michelle Badr 

11:30am-12:30pm – Inside the Office Panel One

Sharon Steed, DEI Consultant and Founder of Communilogue: An Empathy Consultancy, Pittsburgh PA
Brooke Trivas, Assoc. AIA, Principal, K-12 Education at Perkins and Will, Boston MA
Rich Connell, FAIA, Chairman at SLAM Collaborative, Glastonbury CT
Gabriela Baierle, AIA, Associate at Arrowstreet, Boston MA

Moderated by:
Evelyn Lee, AIA, Senior Experience Designer at Slack, AIA Nationals Treasurer, San Francisco CA

12:30pm-1:30pm – Outside the Office Panel Two


Jamie Claire Kiser, Managing Principal at Zweig Group, Fayetteville AR
Cynthia Deng, 
Harvard GSD Womxn in Design Co-Chair, Cambridge MA
Durell Coleman, Founder, DC Design, New Haven CT
Amy Kalar, AIA, Minnesota Architectural Foundation, Minneapolis MN

Moderated by:
Wanda Lau, Editor of Tech, Practice, and Op-eds, Architect Magazine, Washington DC

Connecticut AIA/Allied Member: $15
AIA Member of another chapter – $15 (Please be sure to add your AIA Number)
Non- Member – $30
Students – FREE  ( School/University required)

Deborah Berke, FAIA

Michelle Badr
Panel One: Inside the Office

Sharon Steed

Brooke Trivas, Assoc. AIA

Rich Connell, FAIA

Gabriela Baierle, AIA
Moderated by:

Evelyn Lee, AIA

Panel Two: Outside the Office

Jamie Claire Kiser

Cynthia Deng

Durell Coleman

Amy Kalar, AIA
Moderated by:

Wanda Lau
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Starts Fri Sep 25 2020, 10:30am – 1:30pm

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