|The AIA Selects the Recipients of the First Annual Women in Architecture and Design Athena Award|
|Wednesday, 10 November 2010 14:34|
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Womenâ€™s Leadership Development Summit Planning Committee has selected the recipients of the first annual Women in Architecture and Design Athena Award.
Recipients were selected based on the following criteria:
Women in Architecture and Design ATHENA Leadership Award Recipient: Lori Garrett, AIA, Glave and Holmes Architecture, Richmond, VA.
Women in Architecture and Design ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award Recipient: Lira Luis, AIA, Atelier Luis, Chicago, IL
The awards were presented by Martha Mertz, Director and Founder of ATHENA International on September 24, 2010.
The awards were presented as part of the Womenâ€™s Leadership Development Summit. Guest speakers at that event included Jeanne Gang, FAIA, Principal and Founder of Studio Gang in Chicago, IL; Betsy Myers, who most recently served as a senior adviser to Barack Obamaâ€™s Presidential Campaign; and Rebecca Shambaugh, President and CEO of SHAMBAUGH, a leadership development firm in McLean, VA. The event also included a community service component; volunteers spent the afternoon with the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc., and participated in interactive, hands-on activities showcasing architecture and design as a career path for girls.
For more information check the Women in Architecture and Design ATHENA Awards
You can also visit ATHENA International
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 November 2010 15:40|