August 7, 11:30-1 PM: AIA ForWARD Luncheon with Helene Combs, FAIA

Join us August 7!
11:30 – 1:00 PM
Location: Alexis Restaurant
215 West Burnside Street, Portland
Ticket Price: $25 (includes family style lunch)
Click here to register.

Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA will join us in Portland for lunch and to share some insights about her own career path and the opportunities and challenges for women in the design professions today. She will be discussing her own story, career and life path; some statistics about the architectural profession; why it is important to have women at the table; and offering her own thoughts about how we might be more successful professionals. Both women and men in architecture and related professions are welcome to join us for what promises to be a thought provoking discussion.

Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA, of AIA Blue Ridge in Virginia, was elected 2013 AIA first vice president/2014 president. During more than 18 years of national AIA service, Dreiling has held numerous leadership positions including AIA secretary (2011-12), national vice president (2000), and national board membership (1997-98 and 2000). She is a past member of the board of trustees of the American Architectural Foundation and a past president of both the Virginia Society, AIA and AIA Blue Ridge.


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