Women Leading Architecture

Carol Ross Barney will keynote Women Leading Architecture: A Symposium at the University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation on April 8th.

Women Leading Architecture focuses on the stories of contemporary women leaders in the architecture profession. This two-day symposium will highlight the careers of five accomplished female leaders in the profession. The participants will discuss their career paths touching on the important moments that guided them towards leadership positions in both the profession and the community. The speakers will provide insights into how they benefited from mentors and overcame obstacles along their way to assuming leadership roles. They will discuss the challenges of maintaining a critical work-life balance while continuing their arc towards the highest levels in the design professions. The insights imparted here will serve as valuable advice for aspiring leaders in architecture, female and male alike.

Speakers include:
Carol Ross Barney, FAIA (Keynote Speaker)
Founder of Ross Barney Architects

Luanne Greene, FAIA, LEED AP
President, Ayers Saint Gross

Melanie Hennigan, AIA, LEED AP
President, Grimm + Parker

Lisa London, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, DBIA
President and CEO of Edifice

Kathryn Prigmore, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C
Associate Principal and Risk Manager, STUIOS Architecture

This symposium is made possible by funding from the following:
The Harold L. Adams Practice Leadership Fund
The Colden “Coke” Florance Lecture Endowment
The Guy Lombardo Memorial Lecture Fund
The John Wiebenson Memorial Lecture Endowment
The Architecture Program Lecture Fund

When:
Keynote lecture on Friday evening, April 8th at 5:00pm
Symposium panel on Saturday, April 9th, 10:00 am to 1:00pm

Where:
Architecture Building Auditorium (ARC0204)
School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation
University of Maryland
3835 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.arch.umd.edu.