Members of the AIA-CNJ are ready to kick-off the new year with a panel discussion that is open to anyone this February 27! The evening will begin with the installation of the 2018 AIA Central New Jersey Board followed by a panelist discussion. The theme of this discussion will be “Women in Architecture: Paths of Opportunity.” Karen Nichols FAIA, Principal of Architecture at Michael Graves Architecture & Design, will be a panelist in the discussion. Other panelists in this event include: Megan Pritts, Assoc., AIA, Liz Cook, AIA, Martina Decker, AIA, Verity Frizzell, AIA and Kirsten Sibilia, AIA. Karen and her fellow panelists will be sharing their own experiences and what they see as challenges and opportunities for women in architecture today. (A CEU presentation at 1.0 to 1.5 LUs)
The AIA-CNJ 2018 kick-off event will be held on Feb 27 at Eno Terra, 4484 Route 27 in Kingston, NJ from 6:00pm to 8:30pm and will be open to both members and non-members of the AIA-CNJ ($40 for Non-AIA-CNJ Members). Seating is limited, you can RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 16th. Please contact Sean Cuddahy: 609-791-7269 with any questions.
With the firm since 1977, Karen Nichols has been an integral member of multiple project teams. She was the Principal-in-Charge for the renovation and expansion of The Newark Museum in Newark, New Jersey, the master plan of the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 2003, Karen was elevated to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the practice of architecture. Karen sits on the NJIT School of Architecture Board of Visitors. She has designed more than 35 exhibitions, and has edited seven monographs on the work of the firm.