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2019-08-21 09:30:002019-08-21 11:00:00America/New_YorkOpportunities for M/WBE Architects and DesignersThis event is sold out. To add your name to the waitlist, pl
Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place New York NY 10012
Aug 21, 2019
Wednesday, 8/21, 9:30am - 11am
Center for Architecture
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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.
As a reminder, AIA National policy requires participants to attend the entire educational portion of an event to receive continuing education credits. We encourage all participants to arrive on time to comply with this policy.
AIA New York Public Architecture Committee and Office of the New York City Comptroller
This program is part of the AIANY Summer Practice Series
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