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Leadership in Uncertainty: An Honest Conversation on Challenges and Change

This powerful professional development session is designed to help women architects learn successful tactics for overcoming professional and personal challenges.

Description: 

Women face a variety of challenges - and opportunities - as they navigate the waters of a career in the field of architecture. From work-life balance and gender-based assumptions to glass ceilings and even go-it-alone entrepreneurship, women often encounter obstacles to finding right-fit roles, upward mobility, and workplace fair-play. This is an unprecedented year with new challenges that are still being overcome and solutions still to be discovered. Join us for this candid and mindful discussion on the challenges and opportunities that women face working in the architecture industry today, as leaders share stories and identify solutions to the obstacles they have encountered this year.

Learning objectives

  • Learn how to address your own challenges and adversity as you hear from leading women in the industry about the challenges they faced, how they navigated adversity and moved forward - often for the better!
  • Discover ideas, techniques, and insight to address real-life issues, as you and other attendees share your own challenges, lessons learned and questions in a safe space.
  • Connect with a community of women to expand your network, learn from others, collaborate, and share how to make lemonade out of lemons in these unique times.
  • Equip yourself with three actionable ways to navigate adversity and take command of your career.

This on-demand session of the Power Moves virtual series is brought to you by AIA's Women's Leadership Summit

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 $40  non-member
 $25  member
1.00 LU
  • RIBA

Instructors

  • Grace Kim Headshot; Woman; Centered; Smiling; blue striped shawl

    Grace Kim

    AIA

    Architect and Co-founding Principal, Schemata Workshop

    Grace Kim is an architect and co-founding principal of Schemata Workshop, a Seattle-based...
  • Barbara Spandorf Headshot, Woman Centered; black sweater, olive green shirt

    Barbara Spandorf

    FAIA, LEED AP

    Assistant Director, The City University of New York (CUNY)

    An Assistant Director with the City University of New York (CUNY), the largest urban public...
  • Jennifer Workman headshot; woman; centered; smiling; black jacket; necklace

    Jennifer Workman

    AIA

    Architect and Associate, VLK|Architects

    Jennifer Workman is a registered architect and an Associate at VLK|Architects where she serves as...