Mind the Gap

Identify gaps in resilient systems and recovery trajectories, and step in to take action.


Communities' struggles with post-disaster reconstruction have pushed the resilience movement to the front lines. This session features emerging professionals who are leading post-disaster rebuilding and mitigation efforts around the country.

The conversation will:

  • Illuminate the broad range of opportunities you have before you to advance your career and your community.

  • Explore common and unforeseen gaps in resilient planning and recovery where architects are needed.

  • Consider successful examples of emerging professionals and discuss the leadership opportunities available today.

Learn how you can step in to make a powerful difference for communities nationwide.


Learning objectives

  • Emerging Professional will see how they can take on more leadership roles and impact change in their firms.
  • Understand how getting involved in advocacy efforts within their AIA components can help impact their business.
  • Identify how community engagement can have positive impacts on the resiliency of a neighborhood and region.
  • Recognize how the word “resiliency” is relevant to architectural practice.
User rating:
Average: 4.3 (17 votes)
 $40  non-member
 $25  member
1.00 LU
  • RIBA


  • Illya  Azaroff, AIA

    Illya Azaroff


    Associate Professor, NYC College of Technology

    Founder,  +Lab for experimentation


    Azaroff's +Lab for experimentation is a studio built on trans-disciplinary collaboration. A...
  • Jacob N. Dunn


    Sustainability Enabler, Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

    Jacob Dunn grew up in the Boise, Idaho in the Pacific Northwest (ASHRAE Climate Zone 5B) before...
  • Daniel M. Horn

    Assoc. AIA

    Co-Chair, Operation Resilient Long Island (ORLI)

    Daniel is an architectural designer, currently pursuing licensure, with a strong interest in...
  • Jessica Sheridan


    Project Manager/Architect, Gensler

    NY Regional Director, AIA National Strategic Council

    Jessica Sheridan, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, is an Architect and Project Manager at Gensler, where she...

Course details

Contents: Video, quiz, evaluation

Expiration: One year after purchase

Duration: 1:00

Passing Score: 80% on quiz