#ArchUncensored Speaker Spotlight: Emilie Aries


AIA|DC’s Emerging Architects Committee is pleased to announce that Emilie Aries, founder of Bossed Up, will be joining us for our April 6 discussion on The Cost of Loyalty, the second installment of this year’s Architecture Uncensored series (Register here via AIA|DC).

Emilie Aries is a political organizer turned award-winning women’s development coach helping women across the country navigate career transition and prevent burnout.

Having founded Bossed Up in 2013, Aries has helped hundreds of women craft sustainable careers through powerful professional trainings and leadership development bootcamps.

Emilie draws from her personal experience with career burnout as well as the latest research on women, work, and burnout.

A sought-after speaker at companies and universities across the country, Emilie’s audiences have included Yale University, Google NY, TEDx, & Chicago University’s Booth School of Business.

Ms. Aries offers the following thought about loyalty in the profession:

To get to brass tax on this, I’d say loyalty is overrated from the employee perspective. Especially in an economic climate in which employers don’t offer the same in return.

She will be joined by:

  • Elijah Northen, AIA, LEED AP – Principal, EN Architects
  • Leslie Quichua, MSComm, Assoc. AIA – Architecture Consultant, Bespoke Careers
  • Sean M Stadler, AIA, LEED AP – Principal, WDG Architecture
  • Aimee Woodall, AIA, LEED AP – Associate Vice President, RTKL

Moderated by: Diane Leeson, Assoc. AIA – Hickok Cole Architects

WHEN: April 6, 2016, 6.30–8.00pm
WHERE: RTKL, 2101 L Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C. 20007
PRICE: Students & Assoc. AIA members: $10; AIA & DAC members: $15; Non-members: $35. Registration required via AIA|DC.
Credits: 1.0 LU

Check back for more details as the events grow closer, and we hope to see you there! You can also follow along on Twitter using the hashtag #ArchUncensored

About Architecture Uncensored
Architecture Uncensored is an annual series organized by the Emerging Architects Committee that focuses on taboo topics and challenges young architects to look at important issues from multiple perspectives.

Sponsored by: RTKL and SmithGroupJJR
Organized by: AIA|DC Emerging Architects Committee



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