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Wednesday, 8/21, 9:30am - 11am
Location
Center for Architecture
Price
Member: Free
General Public: $10
Student with Valid ID: Free
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This course will focus on outlining opportunities and benefits for M/WBE architecture and design firms. Topics will include enrollment in the M/WBE University series, business opportunities with the City, and the future of M/WBE in NYC.

Speaker:
Wendy Garcia
, Chief Diversity Officer, Office of New York City Comptroller
As Chief Diversity Officer, Wendy Garcia is responsible for increasing contracting opportunities for Women- and Minority-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs). She also manages the Comptroller Office’s internal supplier diversity initiative, as well as other diversity related projects across all bureaus of the agency. Additionally, Garcia leads the Comptroller’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth through Diversity and Inclusion—a group comprised of national, local, corporate, and government experts seeking to increase supplier diversity in the public and private sectors. Garcia earned a Master’s degree in Urban Policy and Management from New School University with a concentration in Economic Development, and a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Delaware.

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Organized by
AIA New York Public Architecture Committee and Office of the New York City Comptroller
  • This program is part of the AIANY Summer Practice Series
Wednesday, 8/21, 9:30am - 11am
Location
Center for Architecture
Price
Member: Free
General Public: $10
Student with Valid ID: Free
Sold Out
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