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January 2019

Seattle International Architecture Forum and Diversity Roundtable are teaming up for bimonthly Happy Hour events throughout 2019.

SIAF + DRT Happy Hour – January 2019

January 29, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join us for an opportunity to engage in discussions of diverse ideas in architecture and connect with a community of architects from many different backgrounds. When: January 29, 5:30 – 7:30pm Where: The Design Collective Wine and snacks will be provided. RSVP by January 28! Program Questions? Contact Connor Descheemaker, Membership & Volunteer Manager at AIA Seattle

February 2019

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

February 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

Join AIA Seattle's Women In Design and Diversity Roundtable committees for a series of monthly discussions about the culture and climate of the architecture community in Seattle and beyond, and how to build a stronger pipeline and retention practices for equity in the field. February's discussion centers on intercultural competence.

WID + DRT: Conversations Towards An Equitable Practice – February – Intercultural Competence

February 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Despite increasing diversity in students and young professionals entering the field, architecture remains a remarkably homogeneous profession. The retention statistics are alarming. We are losing potential talent and important perspectives. How can we help retain more diverse voices in our profession? As practitioners, what can we do? Using topics and resources from the just-released AIA GUIDES FOR EQUITABLE PRACTICE, this event series is a recurring monthly, small group based discussion. Each month we will gather to discuss a different topic,…

March 2019

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

March 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

Join DRT + NOMA NW for a reception with University of Washington Dean Renée Cheng AIA, NOMA and visiting professor Zena Howard FAIA, NOMA

DRT + NOMA: Renée Cheng and Zena Howard Reception

March 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AIA Seattle’s Diversity Roundtable and the National Organization of Minority Architects Northwest Chapter are teaming up to welcome the incoming Dean of UW’s College of Built Environments, Renée Cheng, and visiting professor Zena Howard. Read more

Join AIA Seattle's Women In Design and Diversity Roundtable committees for a series of monthly discussions about the culture and climate of the architecture community in Seattle and beyond, and how to build a stronger pipeline and retention practices for equity in the field. March's discussion focuses on negotiating and providing for fair compensation for diverse professionals.

WID + DRT: Conversations Towards An Equitable Practice – March – Compensation & Negotiation

March 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Despite increasing diversity in students and young professionals entering the field, architecture remains a remarkably homogeneous profession. The retention statistics are alarming. We are losing potential talent and important perspectives. How can we help retain more diverse voices in our profession? As practitioners, what can we do? Using topics and resources from the just-released AIA GUIDES FOR EQUITABLE PRACTICE, this event series is a recurring monthly, small group based discussion. Each month we will gather to discuss a different topic,…

The AIA Seattle Social Hour Series is a bimonthly gathering presented by the Seattle International Architecture Forum and Diversity Roundtable committees to encourage connections amongst diverse practitioners within the Seattle design community.

SIAF + DRT Social Hour – March 2019

March 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join us for an opportunity to engage in discussions of diverse ideas in architecture and connect with a community of architects from many different backgrounds. Refreshments and snacks will be provided The March 26 Social Hour is hosted by JW Architects. Program Questions? Contact Connor Descheemaker, Membership & Volunteer Manager at AIA Seattle JOIN US ALTERNATING FINAL TUESDAYS THROUGH NOVEMBER! Visit the full list of Social Hours HERE. Mark your calendar & click to print the 2019 SIAF + DRT Social Hour Schedule to…

April 2019

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

April 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

Join AIA Seattle's Women In Design and Diversity Roundtable committees for a series of monthly discussions about the culture and climate of the architecture community in Seattle and beyond, and how to build a stronger pipeline and retention practices for equity in the field. April's discussion focuses on recruiting and retaining a diverse practice for your firm.

WID + DRT: Conversations Towards An Equitable Practice – April – Recruitment & Retention

April 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Despite increasing diversity in students and young professionals entering the field, architecture remains a remarkably homogeneous profession. The retention statistics are alarming. We are losing potential talent and important perspectives. How can we help retain more diverse voices in our profession? As practitioners, what can we do? Using topics and resources from the just-released AIA GUIDES FOR EQUITABLE PRACTICE, this event series is a recurring monthly, small group based discussion. Each month we will gather to discuss a different topic,…

May 2019

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

May 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

Join AIA Seattle's Women In Design and Diversity Roundtable committees for a series of monthly discussions about the culture and climate of the architecture community in Seattle and beyond, and how to build a stronger pipeline and retention practices for equity in the field. May's discussion focuses on managing a career for diverse practitioners.

WID + DRT: Conversations Towards An Equitable Practice – May – Managing A Career

May 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Despite increasing diversity in students and young professionals entering the field, architecture remains a remarkably homogeneous profession. The retention statistics are alarming. We are losing potential talent and important perspectives. How can we help retain more diverse voices in our profession? As practitioners, what can we do? Using topics and resources from the just-released AIA GUIDES FOR EQUITABLE PRACTICE, this event series is a recurring monthly, small group based discussion. Each month we will gather to discuss a different topic,…

SIAF + DRT Social Hour – May 2019

May 28, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The AIA Seattle Social Hour Series is a bimonthly gathering presented by the Seattle International Architecture Forum and Diversity Roundtable committees to encourage connections amongst diverse practitioners within the Seattle design community. Read more

June 2019

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

June 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

DRT: 2019 Solstice Celebration

June 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Diversity Roundtable for its annual celebration of the growing richness of our architectural community. Read more

Join AIA Seattle's Women In Design and Diversity Roundtable committees for a series of monthly discussions about the culture and climate of the architecture community in Seattle and beyond, and how to build a stronger pipeline and retention practices for equity in the field. June's discussion centers on engaging communities with your architectural practice.

WID + DRT: Conversations Towards An Equitable Practice – June – Engaging Communities

June 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Despite increasing diversity in students and young professionals entering the field, architecture remains a remarkably homogeneous profession. The retention statistics are alarming. We are losing potential talent and important perspectives. How can we help retain more diverse voices in our profession? As practitioners, what can we do? Using topics and resources from the just-released AIA GUIDES FOR EQUITABLE PRACTICE, this event series is a recurring monthly, small group based discussion. Each month we will gather to discuss a different topic,…

Join us for a panel discussion focusing on the complexities of professional identity and being “out” in the architecture profession.

Pride in Architecture: Invisible Stories

June 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

CallisonRTKL Presents Pride in Architecture: Invisible Stories. Happy hour catered by local LGBTQ+-owned, Marination. PANEL MODERATOR: Fred Swanson Executive Director of Gay City Seattle PANELISTS: John Walton  Design Director, WeWork Jeff Pelletier  Principal and Owner, Board & Vellum Lucy Baraquio  Vice President and Seattle Office Director, CallisonRTKL Seats are limited, please RSVP by Wednesday, June 26

July 2019

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

July 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

Please join us for an opportunity to engage in discussions of diverse ideas in architecture and connect with a community of architects from many different backgrounds.

DRT + SIAF July 2019 Social Hour

July 30, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Seattle International Architecture Forum and Diversity Roundtable committees are hosting a bimonthly social hour – stop by and say hello! Read more

August 2019

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

August 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

DRT: Community Engagement & Civic Transformation

August 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Following two years of convenings with Office of Community Planning and Development on investment in our communities of need, AIA Seattle’s Diversity Roundtable brings together three female leaders in built environment to discuss their investment in cultural convening and community spaces. Read more

September 2019

DATE CHANGE: Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

September 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

SIAF + DRT: Social Hour September 2019

September 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Diversity Roundtable and Seattle International Architecture Forum for its September happy hour. Read more

October 2019

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

October 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

November 2019

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

November 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

DRT + SIAF: November 2019 Social Hour

November 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Diversity Roundtable and Seattle International Architects Forum for their bimonthly social hour at Purba Studio/Integrated Design Engineers. Read more

December 2019

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

December 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

January 2020

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

January 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

DRT + SIAF Social Hour: January 2020

January 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Diversity Roundtable and Seattle International Architects Forum for their bimonthly social hour at Mahlum Architects. Read more

February 2020

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

February 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

March 2020

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

April 2020

ONLINE – Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

**The April committee meeting is ONLINE ONLY.** The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

WEBINAR: Virtual Collaborative Spaces with Sheryl Cababa

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle for a short, live webinar on how to facilitate creative collaboration virtually. Read more

WEBINAR: Digital Firm Management Solutions with Carlos Obando

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle for a live webinar on technological solutions for remote firm management and client relationships. Read more

WEBINAR: Coping With Coronavirus – Design Firm Challenges

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle sponsors AP | Hall & Company for a webinar on insurance- and legal-related challenges from COVID-19. Read more

May 2020

ONLINE – Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

May 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

**The May Diversity Roundtable meeting is online only.** The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 5pm. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

June 2020

ONLINE – Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

*The May DRT meeting is online only* – The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 5pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

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