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AIA|LA City Leaders Breakfast Reception with Meg Rushing Coffee

January 28 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am PST

AIA|LA City Leaders Breakfast Reception with Meg Rushing Coffee – President, Association for Women in Architecture and Design (AWA+D)

2021 City Leaders Breakfast Series Presented By: Psomas

We are delighted to announce that the AIA LA City Leaders Breakfast Series will resume as a virtual “bring-your-own-coffee & breakfast” event.  For 2021, we’re aiming for 25+ receptions to showcase the numerous membership-based organizations that provide professional leadership in the A/E/C industry.

Our second in this series will feature the President of the Association for Women in Architecture and Design (AWA+D).

Meg Rushing Coffee – President, Association for Women in Architecture and Design (AWA+D)

REGISTER HERE. (Free w/ advance RSVP)

We are organizing these receptions as opportunities for the architecture & design community to hear from the leadership of numerous A/E/C organizations and the specific initiatives each organization is helping to advance.

Additional Prospective topics and themes will include:

  • Ensuring & Maintaining Industry Relevance as an A/E/C organization
  • Economic Recovery & Environmental Resilience Initiatives (Climate Action & Infrastructure)
  • Preparing the LA-region for 2028 and Beyond (Olympics & Paralympics, etc.)
  • Workforce development and S.T.E.A.M pipeline; Access to Careers in A/E/C
  • Opportunities to advance Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the A/E/C industry
  • Procurement Best-Practices, Alternative Project Delivery & Innovative Funding Sources

Meg Rushing Coffee – President, Association for Women in Architecture and Design (AWA+D)

Meg Rushing Coffee is a licensed landscape architect in Los Angeles, CA. Most of her 20 years of practice is in residential design with experience in commercial & public projects as well. Her work has been featured in Regional Landscape Architecture: Southern California (2019) by Jeffrey Head; LUXE Interiors + Design, Garden Design, and Landscape Architecture Magazine.

Before starting her own practice in 2013, Meg was a landscape architect with Pamela Burton & Company, OLIN, Marmol Radziner & Associates, and The Office of James Burnett. She received her Master of Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University, and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Texas at Austin.

In addition to her design work, Meg has been an Instructor in the Landscape Architecture Program at UCLA Extension since 2002, is President of the Association for Women in Architecture and Design (AWA+D), and serves on the County of Los Angeles Department of Beaches and Harbors Marina del Rey Design Control Board.

REGISTER HERE. (Free w/ advance RSVP)

2020 City Leaders Breakfast Series Presented By:

Prospective list of organizations for this series (partial list):

CMAA Southern California Chapter
The Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC)
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) California Los Angeles County Chapter
Associate General Contractors of California, Los Angeles District
Design-Build Institute of America, Western Pacific Region
WBEC West
The National Association of Women in Construction, Los Angeles Chapter #42
Urban Land Institute, Los Angeles
International Code Council, Los Angeles Basin Chapter
California Building Officials
American Society of Landscape Architects, Southern California
Southern California Development Forum
Los Angeles Headquarters Association
Westside Urban Forum
L.A. Forum for Architecture & Design
Los Angeles Business Council
Central City Association of Los Angeles
Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
The American Planning Association, Los Angeles Section
USGBC-LA
The Building Industry Association Los Angeles / Ventura Chapter
ACE West / ACE Mentor Program of America (ACE)
Asian American Architects/Engineers Association (AAa/e)
So Cal NOMA
The Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Association of Environmental Contractors (AEC) – California
Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects (Southern California Chapter)
American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)
American Institute of Constructors (AIC)
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
Associated Schools of Construction (ASC)
Construction Employers’ Association (CEA)
The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA)
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
Retail Contractors Association (RCA)
Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects (Southern California Chapter)

Details

Date:
January 28
Time:
8:00 am - 9:00 am PST
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Organizer

AIA Los Angeles
Website:
www.aialosangeles.org

Venue

A virtual ZOOM meeting