Danielle and Stacey

Stacey Ruhle Kliesch, AIA, and Danielle Mitchell begin a mentoring relationship

March 01, 2022

In the ongoing work to create a more diverse next generation of the profession, the Architects Foundation is expanding their mentor program for students that have been awarded their Diversity Advancement Scholarships. After receiving a request from Danielle Mitchell, a student at Cornell University and one of the 2021 scholars, to be paired with an architect mentor from the Architects League of Northern New Jersey area, Stacey Ruhle Kliesch, AIA, volunteered to serve. 

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2021 Grad Reflection: Louis Suarez

October 04, 2021

Louis Suarez, a Diversity Advancement Scholar and a 2021 graduate from Carnegie Mellon University, shares reflections on his architecture studies, his scholarships, and the next stage of his career path.

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2021 Architects Foundation Scholars Selected

July 13, 2021

We’re excited to announce the 2021 recipients for four scholarship programs—the Diversity Advancement Scholarship, Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship, a/e ProNet David W. Lakamp AIA Scholarship, Yann Weymouth Graduate Scholarship. These scholarships support future leaders of the profession in equity, diversity, and sustainability.

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Melissa Smith

2021 Grad Reflection: Melissa Smith

June 29, 2021

Melissa Smith, a 2020-2021 AF/McAslan Fellow and Masters of Architecture graduate from the University of Kansas, shares reflections on her architecture studies, her fellowship, and what’s next as she starts her career.

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