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PANEL Advocating & Agitating: Women-Led Organizations

  • Co-Prosperity Sphere 3219 South Morgan Street Chicago, IL, 60608 United States (map)

Chicago has long been a hub for both architecture and progressive action of many kinds. In this event we will bring together women leaders to discuss organizations past and present that have been on the forefront of making architecture a more just and inclusive field.

Featuring: Chicago Women in Architecture, the history of the CARYATIDS, and the Illinois chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects.


  • Susan King (Principal, HED, Past President of CWA, Author of “Only Girl Architect Lonely,” Chicago Architecture: Histories Revisions Alternatives.) 

  • Kathryn Anthony (ACSA Distinguished Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

  • Smitha Vasan (President, National Organization of Minority Architects-Illinois Chapter)

  • Veselka Ivanovic (President, CWA)

Moderator: Sarah Rafson (Board member, ArchiteXX, Now What Co-Curator)