An Architect’s Lifelong Journey Toward Career Satisfaction

Description: 

Architecture is an industry rich with opportunity for individuals yearning to weave their creative talents with meaningful work that will leave a lasting imprint in the world. This panel will look at the various alternate career paths architects and designers can take along their own professional journeys. Attendees will learn how to leverage their architecture degree and license to achieve greater career satisfaction by aligning career choice with personal passion.

Learning objectives

  • Describe how to pivot one’s career and leverage your architectural training and license within the design and construction industry, and beyond.
  • Understand the value of design thinking as a tool that can be applied to various non-AEC industries including, technology and media.
  • Determine how to find career satisfaction at your firm or current place of employment.
  • Illustrate how to utilize a network of peers, volunteer organizations, and other tools to find new career opportunities.

Hosted by the AIA Women's Leadership Summit. Recorded live on June 7, 2022.

This course is part of a series

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 $40  non-member
 $25  member
1.50 LUs

Instructors

  • Rachel Bascombe

    Rachel Bascombe

    Architect  |  IBI Group

    Rachel Bascombe, AIA, is a Los Angeles-based architect who has worked in all phases of design and...
  • Barbara Bouza

    Barbara Bouza

    President | Walt Disney Imagineering

    Barbara Bouza is president of Walt Disney Imagineering, where she heads the global creative, design...
  • Leona Hu Hudelson

    Leona Hudelson

    Product Design Manager | Netflix

    Leona Hu Hudelson leads a team of Product and Design leaders at the Netflix Studio Innovation team...
  • Mia Scharphie

    Founder | Build Yourself

    Has been a creative agent of change for more than 15 years, with a mission to help women in the...
  • Andrea Swiatocha

    Andrea Swiatocha

    Deputy Chief of Facilities | DC Public Schools

    Andrea Swiatocha, AIA, LEED AP is the Deputy Chief of Facilities for DC Public Schools (DCPS)....