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% June Meeting: Je'Nen Chastain shares The Path Unknown

Our June Meeting is 3rd Thursday - June 19, 2014  Time: 12:30-2pm

@ NBBJ Offices, 88 Kearny Street, 9th Floor, 94108

(Lunch will be generously sponsored by NBBJ)  


Featured Speaker: Je'Nen Chastain, Marketing Coordinator Perkins + Will

The Path Unknown: Alternative Careers in Architecture (12:30-1pm)

Je'Nen will present an overview of the impact of the Recession on the current generation of architecture graduates entering the work force. This discussion will be focused on transition and the importance of building a culture of mentorship to support emerging professionals. Together we will explore the challenges young designers face in finding their way toward licensure, and charette opportunities that the Missing 32% can embrace to provide support.


Equity by Design - Fall Symposium Planning:  (1pm-2pm)

Updates from Each of the Group Chairs on the following topics.

a.     Venue and Event Planning: Event Brief to be issued, 250 max participants, Finalizing agreement with San Francisco Art Institute for October 18th 8am-5pm Saturday following Big Sibs event.

b.     Content: Review Schedule and seek volunteers to facilitate break out sessions. (Panels, Town Hall, Workshops, PechaKucha, Mini-Hackathon?)

c.     KeyNote Speakers and Panelists: Review list of potential candidates and finalize save the date letter and confirm interest.

d.     Media and Communications: Outreach, Blogposts, Research Data InfoGraphics, Video Archiving (Confirm Novedge Google Hangout on Air date)

e.     Sponsorship: Work with AIA SF Staff and Communications Group on Sponsors List, Ask letter and solicitation for the Symposium