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AIA Convention 2014
June 26-28, Chicago
How Do You DIV? Come DIV With Us at the AIA National Convention!
|EV212 Women in Architecture Dinner
Thursday, June 26, 2013
6:15 – 9:15 PM
Swissotel, Edelweiss Room
$40 for Students and Associates
The Women in Architecture Dinner honors the roles women play within the architecture profession and provides a platform to engage architects, interns, and architecture students from across the nation.
Be a part of the network! On arrival, enjoy a pre-dinner reception with the opportunity to connect with other attendees. Then, remain for a candid discussion with U.S. Virgin Islands architect and entrepreneur Stacy Bourne, FAIA. Drawing from the convention theme of “Design with Purpose,” Stacy will share her experiences designing with purpose for vibrant communities, professional and personal growth, and firm success.
All are welcome, and men are encouraged to attend. Sponsored by the AIA Diversity Council.Don’t miss this opportunity to be in the room with dozens of women architects, interns, and architecture students! Register today! How To Register:
Attending convention? Please register for this event via the 2014 AIA National Convention web site. Not attending convention? RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 12. Payment will be collected onsite.
Students and Associates should RSVP to email@example.com by June 12. Payment will be accepted onsite.
EV314 LGBT and Straight Allies Reception
We’re excited to welcome newcomers and to see familiar faces at this annual reception! Come celebrate the diversity of the architecture profession, expand your peer network, and share opportunities and challenges within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. This lively event brings together LGBT and straight ally architects, interns, students, and local guests for an evening of networking and camaraderie. Includes one drink ticket and hors d’oeuvres. All are welcome. Sponsored by the AIA Diversity Council.
How To Register:
Friday, June 27, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Hafele Chicago Showroom
Join us at the Hafele Chicago Showroom for our first-ever Global Inclusion Reception. Enjoy this celebration that seeks to showcase diversity in architecture in all of its forms—people, culture, practice, and more. Mix, mingle, and network during a fun evening of music, food, and drinks, including silent auction/raffles to benefit the rebuilding of Tacloban, Philippines. Don’t miss this unique and one-time event while enjoying the Hafele Showroom Experience. All are welcome. Sponsored by Hafele Chicago and the AIA Diversity Council.
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EV406 Multicultural Fellows Reception
Close out your time in Chi-Town at the annual Multicultural Fellows Reception*! Spend the evening with friends old and new at AIA Diversity and Inclusion’s closing event that celebrates the achievements of multicultural members recently inducted into the AIA College of Fellows; the 2014 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award recipient Ivenue Love-Stanley, FAIA; and the 2014 AIA Diversity Recognition Program honorees: AIA Miami Architects in the Making, and the Cincinnati Architecture Mentoring Program (Summer CAMP). Includes one drink ticket and hors d’oeuvres. All convention attendees, including Fellows, emerging professionals, and architecture students, are encouraged to attend. Sponsored by the AIA Diversity Council.
*Formerly the Minority Fellows Reception.
How To Register:
Not attending convention? Onsite registration is available. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org, by June 12. Payment will be collected onsite.
EV402 Shadow an Architect Program - cancelled
How to Register:
Not attending convention? RSVP to email@example.com by June 12.
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 there!