We are thrilled to bring to you the fourth annual AIA Dallas Women in Architecture EMPOWERING Conference - a full day to inspire, promote, encourage, and empower women in the design industry and the community. We hope you will join us for the incredible lineup of inspirational and energetic presentations that showcase women that are leading the profession and making a critical impact in our communities. This year, using a platform called Socio, the WiA network strive to enhance the attendee experience and provide the most interactive, inspiring virtual conference yet!

Opening Keynote:

Pascale Sablan, AIA | Founder & Executive Director, Beyond the Built Envioronment


Closing Keynote:

Shannon Gaffney Murphy, AIA | SkB Architects


Session speakers include:

Adrian Parr, Ph.D | College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA), Dean

Katie Sprague | CallisonRTKL

Meryati Blackwell, AIA | Marlon Blackwell Architects


Panelists include:

Heather McKinney, FAIA | McKinney York Architects, Founding Principal

Arcilia Acosa | Carcon Industries

Lauren Fasic, ASLA | Delineator

Sabine Gaedeke Stener | Gaedeke Group, LLC


For session descriptions and speakers biographies click here.


Relive last year's conference here and discover the beginnings of EMPOWERING here.Sponsorship opportunities still available here. Contact Shirley Che for more information.