Connect with a Leader

– a joint venture with ForWARD and the Fellows Committee

An opportunity to meet with leaders in the architectural and related design industries. These intimate conversations are purposefully limited in size to allow for open dialogue regarding experiences, challenges and achievements. These casual mentoring groups are intent on sparking connections and relationships contributing to long term career benefits.
Tickets cost $15-$18 (cost goes toward food & drink)

Next event:

The Connect with a Leader series continues June 29th at Noon with lunch hosted by Julie Bronder AIA, Principal at ZGF
ZGF Architects
1223 SW Washington Street
Suite 200
Portland, Oregon 97205

An architect and project manager at ZGF Architects for 25 years, Julie
Bronder is recognized as a leader who successfully delivers some of the firm’s largest and most complex projects—including in the healthcare, mixed-use, and hospitality realms. Throughout her tenure, she has proven herself skilled at navigating the needs of a large organization while advocating for diversity and inclusion, advancing firm-wide initiatives, creating envelope-pushing projects and working with international clients.Julie has served on AIA Portland’s board, and was named one of the Daily Journal of Commerce’s 2016 Women of Vision.  

Meet Julie and learn more about her career path and topics relevant to your own career:

  • Maintaining your voice as part of a large organization
  • Proposing and advancing firm-wide initiatives
  • Advocating for envelope-pushing projects
  • Working with international clients