Founder, Build Yourself

Mia Scharphie

Has been a creative agent of change for more than 15 years, with a mission to help women in the design and tech industry move their careers forward and build confidence. Following degrees and work in landscape architecture and urban studies, she founded Build Yourself, a career coaching and training company to help women in creative fields move past the obstacles that hold them back in their careers, and to make those workplaces better places for women’s talent. She has taught at the Boston Society of Architects, AIA New York, the women’s divisions of the American Planning Association and the American Institute of Landscape Architects and Women in Innovation.