BACNOMAS Presents :: "Breakthrough: Women in Design" A Panel Discussion :: April 2, 6:30pm

BACNOMAS Presents: "Breakthrough: Women in Design" A Panel Discussion

Friday, April 2, 2010
320 Newbury Street, Cascieri Hall

In collaboration with the BAC Diversity Council, BAC NOMAS is proud to present “Breakthrough: Women in Design,” a panel discussion in celebration of Women’s History Month.

We have assembled a diverse and distinguished panel of female designers to participate in a frank discussion of their experiences in the field. Featured panelists include:

Audrey O’Hagan, AIA. President-Elect of the Boston Society of Architects. President and Principal of Audrey O’Hagan Architects, LLC. BAC Overseer.

Felice Silverman, IIDA. Board Member and Vice President of Professional Development of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). President and Principal of Silverman Trykowski Associates, Inc. Member of the BAC Board of Trustees.

Hansy Better Barraza, AIA. Assistant Professor of Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design. Founder and Principal of Studio Luz Architects, Ltd. Member of the Board of Directors of the Boston Society of Architects.

Shonali Rajani, AIA. Most recently an Architect at Shepley, Bulfinch, Richardson, and Abbott Architecture. BAC Faculty Member.

Brandy Brooks, Assoc. AIA, NOMA. Vice President of the Association for Community Design. Advisory Board Member of Common Boston. Former Executive Director of the Community Design Resource Center. Boston Architectural College Alumna and self-proclaimed “Professional Instigator!”

Aoife Morris. Designer at Bruner/Cott & Associates, Inc. BAC Alumna and 2008 Winner of the Edwin T. Steffian Centennial Thesis Award.

Please join us for an evening of information, insight, and inspiration. There will be a reception in the BAC Loft following the discussion.

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The National Organization for Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS) is an organization devoted to promoting diversity in architecture. The BAC Chapter of NOMAS is about the spirit of inclusion, and we absolutely welcome your participation whether you consider yourself a minority or not. Get involved! For more information, please contact us at or join our Facebook Group.