The Value of Membership: What Does AWA+D Membership Mean?

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Membership renewal time is upon us! Our membership base has enabled us to achieve a multitude of new events and services this year in addition to all the great benefits we'll continue from past years. This year we provided even more mentoring to  Continue Reading

Member Spotlight: Clarissa Chung

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AWA+D member and past scholarship winner Clarissa Chung is on the rise! This month’s featured Spotlight, Clarissa currently serves as a Project Captain at landscape architecture firm EPT Design, is a Member of Cal Poly Pomona’s Landscape  Continue Reading

Member Spotlight: Andrea Cohen Gehring, FAIA

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As part of AWA+D's member spotlight series, we are thrilled to highlight member Andrea Cohen Gehring, FAIA. As Principal / California Region Design Leader of DLR Group and current President of the AIA Los Angeles chapter, Andrea is a highly  Continue Reading

AWAF Scholarship Event: the Speakers and the Winners

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This year’s Scholarship Awards Event will feature a presentation to the scholarship winners (announced at the event) as well as an informal discussion among four LA-based women who are principals or owners of successful design firms. The  Continue Reading

Thank You To Our Sponsors!


On Sunday, April 27 AWA+D hosted its 2014 brunch symposium “Breaking Ground: Stories of Innovation + Success”. The event was an overwhelming success for attendees, who were exposed not only to portfolios of some of the hottest women entrepreneurs  Continue Reading