Architizer is thrilled to announce that the 4th episode of our Mistakes Well Made Live Series is coming soon! In case you’re not familiar, Mistakes Well Made is a series of live-streamed conversations with special guests on the challenges that architects face every day — and how we can learn from them to become better all-round professionals.
These free-to-view episodes aim to highlight best practices pertaining to professional development and career progression through the lens of personal journeys in architecture. These stories remind us how — if we learn and grow through them — our biggest mistakes can turn into our greatest assets!
For Episode 4, set for December 14th at 12:30pm EST, we welcome Julia Gamolina, Founder and Editor in Chief at Madame Architect. Madame Architect an online magazine celebrating the extraordinary women that shape our world, designed to show young women entering the industry the myriad choices they have in crafting a dynamic, meaningful, and interesting career.
When asked about the biggest challenge she faces in the architectural industry, Julia said: “My age! It’s one thing to be a woman in this industry, and it’s another to be a young woman in key positions in this industry.”
During what promises to be a refreshingly honest talk about both architecture and advocacy, we’ll learn about the hurdles Julia faced in architecture school and professional practice, as well as the challenges she navigated in founding and developing one of the foremost platforms for spotlighting women in the AEC industry.
Join us for this talk, which includes the ability to ask our guest questions and connect with other audience members during the event! Sign up by hitting the blue button below:
Julia Gamolina is dedicated to the built environment and the visibility and advancement of the women who shape it. She is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the online magazine, Madame Architect. Thus far, Madame Architect has told the stories of over 250 architects and designers, including Frida Escobedo, Neri Oxman, Dorte Mandrup, Deborah Berke, and Odile Decq. Julia’s writing has also been featured in Fast Company, A Women’s Thing, Metropolis Magazine, Architizer, and the Architect’s Newspaper. In addition, Julia is on the AIANY Oculus Committee, a member of the Design For Freedom Working Group, a programming committee member of ULI NYC’s Women’s Leadership Initiative, and a member of Brick & Wonder and the Female Founder Collective.
Julia was also recently announced as a juror for the 10th Annual A+Awards, Architizer’s global awards program for architecture and spaces, which is currently accepting entries through December 17th, 2021! Learn more.
Paul Keskeys is Editor in Chief at Architizer, and is a registered UK architect. Paul graduated from UCL and the University of Edinburgh, gaining an MArch in Architectural Design with distinction. Paul has spoken about the art of architecture and storytelling at many national industry events, including AIANY, NeoCon, KBIS, the Future NOW Symposium, the Young Architect Conference and NYCxDesign. As well as hundreds of editorial publications on Architizer, Paul has also had features published in Architectural Digest, PIN—UP Magazine, Archinect, Aesthetica Magazine and PUBLIC Journal.
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