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Young Architects Forum Atlanta

Build a network of emerging professionals and discover leadership and career opportunities in Metro Atlanta.

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Building future leaders

The Young Architects Forum Atlanta (YAF) is a program of AIA and the College of Fellows, organized to address issues of particular importance to recently licensed architects within 10 of licensure.

YAF’s mission is to encourage professional growth and leadership development and build a peer network to ensure the needs of emerging professionals are properly addressed by AIA.

Upcoming event

See upcoming YAF events on the AIA Atlanta events calendar.

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Meet the YAF leaders

Heli Shah, Assoc. AIA

Chair
CDH Partners

Elias Darham, AIA

Vice Chair
Cooper Carry

Benjamin Patterson, Assoc. AIA

Treasurer
Prime Engineering

Spotlight on Atlanta Projects

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Resources

YAF on Instagram
How to Facilitate the Emerging Professional Friendly Firm Program
NCARB and NOMA Highlight Disparities on the Path to Licensure
NCARB’s Move to Online Proctoring
NOMA and Black Spectacles NCARB Study Materials