Women in Architecture (WiA)

In 2020, Shape the Conversation programming continues with the Women in Architecture Visionary Series, Site Visits, and additional gatherings. Due to the ongoing pandemic, all events are virtual until further notice.



On May 7, 2020, the first Visionary Series event, Writing Architecture, was held virtually.

Women in Architecture is looking for projects to tour virtually in our 2020 Site Tour series! Click here to submit. Projects outside of Austin that are available for virtual tours may be considered.


Connect with WiA: We invite you to learn more about the work of Women in Architecture and encourage you to become involved. Join our email list.



To promote, validate, and illuminate the role of women within the architectural field through fostering community, fellowship, education, and outreach.



WiA Austin meets on the third Friday of every month at 8:30am.View the calendar here.

2020 Chair: Jes Deaver, Assoc. AIA

2020 Chair-Elect: Nkiru Gelles, Assoc. AIA

AIA Austin Staff Liaison: Courtney Mallen, Assoc. AIA


Thank you to our 2020 committee sponsors:


Pfluger Architects



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