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Where Have All The Women Gone?

December 19, 2018

Where Have All The Women Gone?   This weekend, the New York Times published an opinion piece suggesting reasons why architecture graduates, who are approximately 50/50 male to female, shift to 80% male and 20% female by the time they are registered. Check out the article here.  With a stocked pipeline like this, it is Read More

AIA New Jersey Women In Architecture Committee Enjoying an Energized Reboot

November 26, 2018

 AIA New Jersey Women In Architecture Committee Enjoying an Energized Reboot On the heels of this year’s sold out WIA event, the AIA New Jersey Women In Architecture Committee has just installed a brand new board and is filling their 2019 calendar with inspiring, supportive events. The brunch, chaired by AIA NJ Equity In Architecture Read More

That Woman is EPiC: Megan Pritts, Associate AIA, in the Emerging Professionals Spotlight

October 18, 2018

  That Woman is EPiC: Megan Pritts, Associate AIA,  in the Emerging Professionals Spotlight   My name is Megan Pritts, Associate AIA, LEED AP BD+C, and I am EPiC. I joined EPiC when I heard the group was forming and would support the National Design Services Act (NDSA). Joining as the Advocacy Director At-Large, I Read More

It’s Time For You To Go Back To School, Too!

October 17, 2018

It’s Time For You To Go Back To School, Too!   Now that the teachers and students are settled into the school year, it’s a great time to introduce yourself at your community school and offer to come to class to give a presentation on architecture and being an architect. AIA New Jersey’s 2018 President, Read More

AIA New Jersey’s Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month Comes to a Close

September 30, 2018

AIA New Jersey’s Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month Comes to a Close   Throughout September, AIA New Jersey shared stories from our Hispanic members in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Each story told of challenges and achievement, and goals set on even further growth as Architects. If you have missed any segments, catch up here… Read More

EQUITY. DIVERSITY. INCLUSION: Xiomara C. Paredes, AIA’s Culture Has Shaped Her Practice

September 26, 2018

EQUITY. DIVERSITY. INCLUSION: Xiomara C. Paredes, AIA’s Culture Has Shaped Her Practice I earned my bachelor’s degree in Architecture at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. That’s where I’m from. After graduating, I decided to come to the United States for my Master’s Degree. It was a difficult challenge for me to continue my studies at the Read More

EQUITY. DIVERSITY. INCLUSION: Angelica Arent, Associate AIA, Success Story, Here and Abroad

September 15, 2018

EQUITY. DIVERSITY. INCLUSION: Angelica Arent, Associate AIA Success Story, Here and Abroad   I was born and raised in Mexico City in a family of architects. My study of architecture began at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, where I earned a Bachelor of Architecture. From there, I became a Registered Architect in Mexico.  Early Read More

EQUITY. DIVERSITY. INCLUSION: Karla Gutierrez Glover, Associate AIA, Dedicated to the Healing Process Through Design

September 10, 2018

EQUITY. DIVERSITY. INCLUSION: Karla Gutierrez Glover, Associate AIA Dedicated to the Healing Process Through Design     “I was born in El Salvador and came to the United States thanks to my mother’s sacrifice.  I was nine, fleeing the extreme violence of the civil war that lasted 12 years, and the terror that was lived Read More

EQUITY. DIVERSITY. INCLUSION: Meet AIA New Jersey Member Manuel Pereiras, AIA

September 6, 2018

EQUITY. DIVERSITY. INCLUSION: Meet AIA New Jersey Member Manuel Pereiras, AIA “Much of the construction work force is Hispanic and often English is their second and weaker language.   There is a strong sense of camaraderie, mutual respect and most of all a feeling of pride when a crew realizes the architect speaks their language. Read More

New Data from NCARB Shows Little Change in Diversity of Licensed Architects

September 6, 2018

New Data from NCARB Shows Little Change in Diversity of Licensed Architects   The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has released new data outlining the current state of diversity within the field of architecture. The results indicate that while diversity among licensure candidates is improving, the rate at which non-white individuals are abandoning their pursuit Read More

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