Architects Roundtable: Are We There Yet? Women Architects Speak

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Architects Roundtable: Are We There Yet? Women Architects Speak

In 1958, 1 percent of registered architects were women. By 1988, that number had risen to 4 percent and to 13.5 percent by 1999. But currently, only 17 percent of registered architects are women. In 2018, 39 percent of those completing the ARE are women.

November’s Architects Roundtable, moderated by AIA Atlanta President Karen Jenkins, AIA, will teach how women designers can be successful in the profession, from starting your own firm to pursuing nontraditional career paths.

Join panelists Collins Cooper Carusi President and CEO Tracy Carusi, AIA; Brink Design Founding Principal Bridget Ellgass, AIA; and CDC Senior Advisor for Buildings and Facilities, FAIA as they share their personal stories and challenges.

Free registration for AIA members by entering the first three digits of your AIA member number in the “Discount Code” field.

Learning objectives

  1. The decision process to start your own firm or pursue a nontraditional career path
  2. The value of mentorship and the positive impacts it has on an architect’s career
  3. Lessons learned in managing and collaborating projects
  4. Overcoming obstacles whether professional or personal in your career

Thank you to our 2020 patrons

Date and time

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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