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WIA Mentorship Pairing Program Begins
December 2

Returning for the second year, this mentorship program pairs women in the architecture industry and allied fields, to facilitate relationship building and mutually beneficial professional growth. Mentors and mentees meet one-on-one throughout a 6-month time frame and come together for three virtual events.

How does it work?
Interested mentors and mentees should register for this year’s program. Once you register, you will receive a link to take a survey that will be used by the WIA Mentorship Program committee to match pairs. You will be sent an email with your match prior to the kickoff event. Our first event will be virtual and focus on setting expectations for involvement in the program and getting to know your mentor/mentee. The second event will be a mid-cycle discussion structured around sharing advice, lessons learned, and best practices. Mentors and Mentees are encouraged to meet regularly on your terms – could be coffee, lunch, or via Teams or Zoom. Recommended meetings would be once a month.

Who’s eligible?
The program is open to women in architecture and allied professions. Students are encouraged to participate. *Space is limited.

• Registration will open shortly
• Registration Closes: October 28, 2020
• Kick-off Event: December 2, 2020
• Mid-cycle Event: March TBD
• Event: June TBD

• Mentor: Free
• Mentee: $30**
**Financial assistance available if needed – email
Organized by AIA Northern Virginia’s Women in Architecture Committee.