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4/17/19, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture

We have a special event planned with our regularly scheduled Monthly Committee Meeting on the 17th April.

After a brief announcement of the WIA Upcoming Events & ProgramsAround Town & Related Events, and Topics & Good Reads, we will start our AIANY WIA Dinner Roundtable event at 7:30 pm.

Groups of four (4) WIA members will engage in a lively conversation over dinner in one of the selected restaurants around the Center for Architecture about issues regarding Professional Practice, Workplace Culture, Leadership & Design, and Professional Development with various proposed topics.

*Dinner is paid individually by participants

  • Professional Practice
    • How do we change the culture of excessive overtime?
    • How do we help defend the value of our work so that the compensation is appropriate?
    • What creates a winning team?
    • How do we eliminate the pay gap for women in architecture
    • How do you keep up momentum as you progress throughout your career?
    • How do you manage challenging projects?
  • Workplace Culture
    • How to attract, retain, and manage talented staff?
    • How to foster leadership development?
    • How to successfully manage office morale?
    • How to successfully manage difficult personalities?
    • How to negotiate or advocate on your own behalf?
    • What are some successful workplace initiatives toward equity?
  • Women Architects in Leadership and Design
    • How to expand your network?
    • How to get involved with the AIA?
    • What are some useful leadership skills?
    • How to promote women in design roles?
    • What are useful strategies for design presentations?
    • Who are our design role models?
  • Professional Development
    • How to maximize your talent and potential?
    • How to develop your architectural career path?
    • What are some other architectural sectors available?
    • What are the professional or community outreach initiatives?
    • How can you empower your own career?
    • Who are your mentors and sponsors?

Please sign-up for this event here using the Google Spreadsheet provided and if you would like to volunteer and suggest another restaurant or help reserve one of the proposed restaurants, please contact Vivian Lee ( or Kerry Nolan ( committees of AIA New York are the foundations from which the Chapter positions itself in the field of architecture, whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, event and exhibition planning, or other endeavors.

Committees meet monthly, usually at the Center for Architecture. AIA members, AIA associate members, and general public are all welcome to participate.

If you have questions or are considering attending a meeting for the first time, contact each committee’s co-chairs for more information at

Organized by
AIANY Women in Architecture Committee
4/17/19, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
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