February 26, 20222/23 — Founders Showcase: Black Firms in the Spotlight
Join the AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA) and the AIANY Diversity and Inclusion Committee as we celebrate Black firm founders who have united their love of architecture and design with their passion for entrepreneurship and self-determination.
Our panel of leaders will explain what motivated them to seek their own practice, how they went about establishing a successful office, pursued business and clients, build a brand, and more! See your own professional aspirations reflected in the stories of those who have been there, and engage a fantastic group of inspirational architects in lively debate. See you all there!
Mark Gardner, AIA, NOMA, Founder and Principal, Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects
Elizabeth Graziolo, AIA, NOMA, Founder and Principal, Yellow House Architects
Everardo Jefferson, AIA, NOMA, Founder and Principal, Caples Jefferson Architects
T. Camille Martin-Thomsen, AIA, NOMA, Founder and Principal, Martin-Thomsen Architecture, PLLC, and TCM Studio
Talisha L. Sainvil, AIA, NOMA, President, AIA Brooklyn; Founder and Principal, 40 Six Four Architecture
Emerging New York Architects
The AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA) encourages leadership among emerging architects (licensed 10 years or fewer) and allied professionals in the design and construction industry. We engage NYC’s diverse young professional community with an equally diverse slate of programming that focuses on career development, design excellence, and public outreach. Committee meetings are open to the public, and are held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm, both virtually and in-person at the Center for Architecture, unless otherwise noted.