2017 & 2018 Events


Dinner Series


February 8, 2017: Opening of 'Women in Architecture: National Outlook, Local Stories' and opening dialog, 'Architecture: Pedagogy and Practice', with Amale Andraos at the UTSOA Exhibit, 5:00PM
Join us for the opening night of 'Women in Architecture: National Outlook, Local Stories' and a conversation with Amale Andraos, Dean of the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, in the Jessen Auditorium on the UT Campus. AIA Austin will host a reception immediately following Amale Andraos's presentation. This event is open to the public and there is no fee to attend. 


February 10, 2017: Opening of 'Women in Architecture: 1850 to the Future' and 'Women in Architecture: Shaping Austin' at 249 W 2nd St, and opening party featuring the Sarah Sharp Trio and guest speaker Wendy Davis.
Come celebrate the opening of the downtown Women in Architecture exhibits with us at 249 W 2nd St! The opening party will be open to the public and RSVPs are requested. More details here!


February 14, 2017: Luncheon Speaker Series with Communications Coach Melissa Murphy at Mercury Hall, 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Join AIA Austin for the first Luncheon Speaker Series of the year with a presentation from Communications Coach and Assistant Communications Professor at UT’s McCombs School of Business, Melissa Murphy. Learn techniques for communicating effectively and confidently with clients, managers, collaborators, and the media. RSVP and reserve your spot today! 


February 24, 2017: AIA Austin Fellows Host Author, Historian, and Texas Tech College of Architecture Associate Professor Hendrika Buelinckx at 249 W 2nd St., 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM


February 25, 2017: Jeanne Schultz Design Studio & Guests Industry Collaboration at 249 W 2nd St., 12-2PM
Help us #ShapetheConversation as we discuss ways in which dynamic women are contributing to the architecture industry and built environment through their unique craft. Join us for short talks, lunch, & refreshments.


February 27, 2017: Mentor Speed Dating at 249 W 2nd St., 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whether just starting school or well into our design careers, we all seek mentorship and collegiality within our profession. Join us at this event. Introduce yourself and connect with peers and potential mentors in a playful round-robin format.


2017: Allied Professional Happy Hours
Most will be private events, by invitation only.

Open Allied Events:

February 20, 2017: AIA Women in Architecture + IIDA Happy Hour, 6PM at the Downtown Exhibit Space

For information on Allied Events, please contact Ingrid Gonzalez Featherston at ingrid@levyarchitects.com or 512-342-9177  x106.


2017: Roundtable Luncheons at Architecture Firms around Austin

Join Women in Architecture at one of various Roundtable Luncheons hosted by a local firm. These events will be comprised of panel discussions and collaborative conversations in support of Women in Architecture. These events are open to the all, but an RSVP is required. For more information and to reserve your spot at one of these events, click here. 


March 2: AIA Austin Emerging Professionals Celebration of Newly Licensed Architects and Women in Architecture Exhibits Closing Party at 249 W 2nd St
This will be a private event, by invitation only.



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