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Diversity and Inclusion > 2013 Diversity Council Convention Events


How Do You DIV? Come DIV With Us at the AIA National Convention!
EV215 Women in Architecture Dinner
Thursday, June 20, 2013
6:30 – 9:15 PM
Kevin Taylor’s at the Opera House
Chambers Grant Salon
950 13th Street
$85
$40 for Students and Associates

Panelists: Karen Braitmayer, FAIA; Kim Day; Lira Luis, AIA.


Be a part of the network! On arrival, enjoy a pre-dinner reception with the opportunity to mingle with other attendees. Then, after dinner, remain for a candid discussion with prominent architects at the pinnacle of their design careers. Don’t miss this opportunity to be in the room with dozens of women architects, interns, and architecture students! Register today! Read more about this event.

How To Register:
Attending Convention? Please register for this event by logging into the 2013 AIA National Convention web site.

Not attending convention? RSVP to diversityandinclusion@aia.org by June 12. Payment will be collected onsite.

Students and Associates should RSVP to diversityandinclusion@aia.org by June 12. Payment will be accepted onsite.

EV315 LGBT Reception
Friday, June 21, 2013
5:00 – 7:00 PM
Cocktail Lounge at Le Grande Bistro
1512 Curtis Street
$35


Tim Gaudette, chair of the Denver Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (DGLCC) and Western Outreach Manager for Small Business Majority


Celebrate the diversity of the architecture profession, expand your peer network, and share challenges and opportunities within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community at this always-popular event. All are welcome. Sponsored by the AIA Diversity Council.

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How To Register:
Attending Convention? Please register for this event by logging into the 2013 AIA National Convention web site.

Not attending convention? RSVP to diversityandinclusion@aia.org by June 12. Payment will be collected onsite. Diversity Lean-Ins
Thursday, June 20, 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Expo Floor, AIA Town Square Meeting Room 1

Friday, June 21, 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Expo Floor, AIA Town Square, Meeting Room 2

Are you leaning in or leaning out? Join AIA thought leaders for this lively Expo-floor workshop focused on creating and maintaining dynamic women leaders within the profession. This session is inspired by Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, written by Sheryl Sandberg. “The book Lean In is focused on encouraging women to pursue their ambitions, and changing the conversation from what we can’t do to what we can do,” http://leanin.org/about. Read more about this event.

WE303 Equal Roles, Equal Voices - CANCELLED
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
1:00 – 5:00 PM
Denver Convention Center


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Speakers include Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA; Clyde Porter, FAIA; Teuila Hanson.


Join your colleagues at this engaging and dynamic preconvention workshop focused on women in architecture. Leave prepared to help transform the profession and increase its value through the full contributions of women at all levels.

Featured speakers include Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA, 2014 AIA President-Elect; Clyde Porter, FAIA, an AIA Whitney M. Young Award recipient and Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities Management and Planning at DCCCD; Teuila Hanson, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, AECOM.

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You may register for this event through the 2013 AIA national convention web site.

EV407 Honoring Multicultural Fellows and Diversity Award Honorees: Diversity Council Closing Reception and After-Party
Saturday, June 22, 2013
5:00 - 11:00 PM
Kevin Taylor’s at the Opera House
Chambers Grant Salon
950 13th Street
$40

Special guests Harvey B. Gantt, FAIA; Charmalee Gunaratne, Assoc. AIA; and Ken Rhyne, Allied AIA, AICAE.


Celebrate the achievements of multicultural members recently inducted into the AIA College of Fellows as well as the 2013 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award recipient and 2013 AIA Diversity Recognition Program recipients. This is a unique chance to engage with Fellows from across the Institute. Then spend the evening with your peers, friends, and allied professionals as we celebrate diversity in architecture in all of its forms—people, culture, practice, and more. Your ticket price includes hors d’oeuvres and one drink ticket. All Fellows and convention attendees, including emerging professionals and architecture students, are encouraged to attend.

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How To Register:
Attending Convention? Please register for this event by logging into the 2013 AIA National Convention web site.

Not attending convention? Onsite registration is available. RSVP at diversityandinclusion@aia.org, by June 12. Payment will be collected onsite.

EV403 Shadow an Architect Program
Saturday, June 22, 2013
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Denver Convention Center
Room 707

Participants on the Expo floor during the 2011 Shadow an Architect Program


You can make a difference in the life of a young student. Be a mentor for the day to local students who have an interest in architecture. After an engaging group design activity, guide them to the Diversity Lounge, the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) Lounge, and onto the Expo floor, and answer their questions about architecture and the architecture profession. Don't miss this opportunity to engage with the next generation of up-and-coming architects! Sponsored by the AIA Board Diversity Council.

Read more about this event.

How to Register:
Please register for this event by logging into the 2013 AIA National Convention web site.

Not attending convention? RSVP to diversityandinclusion@aia.org by June 12.

Diversity Lounge
Thursday, June 20 – Saturday, June 22
Expo Floor Hours

Stop by for a visit to the Diversity Lounge in the AIA Town Square area of the Expo floor. Meet Diversity Council members, learn about our ongoing initiatives and upcoming events, and leave with helpful resources on what you can do in your community to help make the profession better reflect the society we serve.

We hope to see you!

 


 

 

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