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LatinX Journeys in Architecture

October 12, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PDT

AIA LA & So Cal NOMA present…
a JEDI Committee program
LatinX Journeys in Architecture

REGISTER HERE. (Free w/ advance RSVP)

Hispanic, latino, latina, latinx, chicano, chicana, chicanx, afro-latino(a)(x), what does it all mean?

As part of the development of topics within the Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion realm, we present the first in a series of programs focused on the Latinx experience in Architecture. Join SoCalNOMA and AIA LA as we close out National Hispanic Heritage Month with a discussion on identity, representation and community engagement.

Confirmed Speakers:

Gustavo BernalStudent, East Los Angeles College
Tony Gonzales, AIA, LEED APVice President, Architecture Practice Leader, West Division, HNTB
Diana HernandezKFA Architecture
Diana HernandezStudent, California Baptist University & NOMA Fellowship Intern, HED
Jaime Olmos, AIASenior Associate, KFA Architecture
Jorge MutisProject Designer, Perkins + Will & Board Member, CicLAvia
Hector M. Perez, Assoc. AIAAssociate Professor, School of Architecture, Woodbury University, San Diego
Hector Puga, Assoc. AIA, MBAProject Manager, Office of Real Estate and Asset Management, University of Southern California
Eric SolisSenior Project Designer, HNTB
Elisa ReadHorticultural Specialist, RIOS
Rene Rodriguez, LEED APDirector, Egan | Simon Architecture
Erick RodriguezKFA Architecture
James RojasFounder, PlaceIT


Carmen Suero, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, Assoc. DBIASenior Transit Architecture Project Manager, PARSONS Corp.

JEDI Committee:

Joshua A. Foster, NOMA, Assoc. AIACo-Chair, JEDI Committee & KFA Architecture
Leslie Sydnor, AIA, LEED APCo-Chair, JEDI Committee & & Board Director, AIA Los Angeles
Ziba Ghassemi, AIA, LEED APVice-Chair, JEDI Committee & Board Director, AIA Los Angeles
Genelle Brooks-Petty, NOMA, Assoc. AIAVice-Chair, JEDI Committee & Board Director, So Cal NOMA

REGISTER HERE. (Free w/ advance RSVP)


AIA|LA JEDI Committee



October 12, 2020
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
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AIA Los Angeles JEDI Committee


A virtual ZOOM meeting