The Architects Foundation is recognizing and supporting women in architecture with the Sho-Ping Chin Women’s Leadership Summit Grant.
The Sho-Ping Chin WLS Grant provides travel and registration to the AIA Women’s Leadership Summit, empowering women through leadership, knowledge, and community. This year, the grant will fund ten women to attend the summit, which is being held from September 28-Oct 1 in Silicon Valley. This year’s recipients are:
- Valerie Caruolo, Assoc. AIA
- Elsa C. Garcia, Intl. Assoc. AIA
- Sarah Kleiner, AIA
- Sangyoon Park, AIA
- Taisa Peree-Sehic
- Alejandra Rodriguez Leon, Intl Assoc. AIA
- Saakshi Terway, Assoc. AIA
- Julie Trinh, AIA
- Kristine Wentworth, AIA
- Zakiya Wiggins, AIA
The grant was established in 2017 in memory of Sho-Ping Chin, FAIA, a Principal at Payette who founded the inaugural AIA Women’s Leadership Summit in 2009.
“The Architects Foundation is privileged to honor Sho-Ping Chin’s legacy through this grant program, which was established by her colleagues and is now entrusted with us,” said Architects Foundation Executive Director, Marci Reed. “We are thrilled to be gathering again in person to share one another’s passion and wisdom and to support and empower women in architecture.”
The Architects Foundation is seeking donations for the next class of recipients. Support women in architecture and donate today.