EVENTS
POWERFUL VI | EQUITY
PHOTO: Nico Marques

Women in Architecture, WiA AIA|LA’s, Powerful conference (now entering its 6th iteration) has grown into an international caliber event.

Whether you are an early career designer looking for tools that lead to a successful career, a firm partner interested in raising your office’s profile, or an established mid-career architect ready to move forward, Powerful, is for you.

Don’t miss out on this inspirational event that draws sell-out crowds. Attend, learn, meet, and leave with actionable information as well as new relationships.

Check back here for details on this signature event typically held at the end of September or beginning of October.

To connect with WiA AIA|LA, click here.

PREVIOUS YEARS

WHEN | WHERE

Thurs., Sept. 19, 2019

8:00AM – 4:00PM

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

DETAILS

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CONTINUING EDUCATION

CES Learning Units: 7.0 LU

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The AIA|LA thanks those who are supporting equity in the field.

To support Powerful and increase your firm or company’s profile through sponsorship contact AIA|LA Associate Director Maria Robinson Glover


2018 SPEAKERS INCLUDED
FREE SPACE
Elaine Molinar, AIA
Managing Director, Snøhetta New York
QUIET ACTIVISM
Anne Schopf, FAIA
Design Partner, Mahlum Architects
MORNING KEYNOTE
Laura Friedman
Assistant Speaker pro Tempore, California State Assembly
INTERDISCIPLINARY INSIGHTS
Sharon Tal Yguado
Head of Genre Original Series, Amazon Studios
INTERDISCIPLINARY INSIGHTS
Maria Smith
Executive Creative Director, M&C Saatchi
RETWEET, REPOST, REIMAGINE
Rachel Jordan, AIA, LEED BD+C
Architect, CO Architects

EMERGING VOICE
Elizabeth Mahlow, PE
Founding Partner, Nous Engineering
AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN LA - CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES
Elizabeth Timme
Co-Founder, LA-Más
AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN LA - CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES
Sarah Letts
Executive Director, Hollywood Community Housing Corporation
BEYOND BIAS TRAINING LEADER
Belinda Morris
Founder & President, Peoplescape Consulting Group
BEYOND BIAS TRAINING LEADER
Candice Gottlieb-Clark
Founder, Dynamic Team Solutions
NARRATIVE-BASED URBAN INTERFACES
Biayna Bogosian
Principal, Somewhere Something

TECH. TALK.
Noni Pittenger
Design Engineer, CW Keller
TECH. TALK.
Lisa Pauli, AIA
Design Director, R&A Architecture + Design
PROGRESS+PROCESS +PRACTICE
Raven Hardison, AIA
Lead Designer, Parsons
PROGRESS+PROCESS +PRACTICE
Jennifer Luce, FAIA
Principal, LUCE et Studio
AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN LA - CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES
Dr. Jacqueline Vara
Vice President of Woman's & Family Programs, LA Mission
PROGRESS+PROCESS +PRACTICE
Tanya Paz
Senior Designer, CAMA

PROGRESS+PROCESS +PRACTICE
Siobhán Burke, AIA, LEED AP
Principal, Lyric Design & Planning
INTERDISCIPLINARY INSIGHTS
Jenna Knudsen, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Principal, CO Architects and Co-Chair, Women in Architecture Committee
AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN LA - CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES
Pooja Bhagat, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Principal, poojabhagat architects+planners and Past-Chair, Women in Architecture Committee
TECH. TALK.
Kerenza Harris
Director of Design Technology, Morphosis Architects
AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN LA - CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES
Denice Wint, LEED AP
Director of Projects & Services, Innovative Housing Opportunities
WIA CO-CHAIR
Melanie Freeland, AIA
Senior Associate, Rios Clementi Hale Studios