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Saturday, October 17 • 10:40am - 12:10pm
“Got Grit?” - Running the Career Marathon LIMITED

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In her 2013 TEDtalk, Angela Lee Duckworth discusses the importance of “Grit”; a personality trait in which one focuses on “passion and perseverance [in pursuit of] long term goals”. In this seminar, a panel of multi-generational staff at Perkins+Will will discuss how their personal and professional “grit” has given them the stamina to grow in their architectural careers. Please join us for a dynamic discussion on developing your career as emerging professionals, licensed architects and beyond.

Speakers
avatar for Teri Canada

Teri Canada

AIA, LEED AP /Senior Project Manager, Perkins+Will
As a Senior Associate and Senior Project Manager, Teri has 19 years of experience in the architectural profession with a concentration in project management. She has worked on a wide range of projects types for both public and private clients with a focus on the design of higher educational facilities and cultural buildings. Teri's notable projects include the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta and Historic Emancipation Park in Houston... Read More →
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Vershae Hite

Arch II, Perkins+Will
Vershae joined The Freelon Group in 2012, after obtaining her Master of Architecture, Cultural Identity and Globalization from the University of Westminster in London, England. Combined with a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, she has outstanding experience on a variety of the firm's design competitions and cultural projects, including the National Museum of African American History and Culture. While... Read More →
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Eugene Wright

Project Architect, Perkins+Will
As a licensed project architect, Eugene has significant experience coordinating complex teams of consultants to design, develop, and administer nearly one million square-feet of building construction. Having worked on a wide variety of projects, he has developed experience in corporate, commercial, healthcare, K-12, higher education, civic, government, and pro bono projects. Eugene is a conscientious and enthusiastic individual committed to... Read More →


Saturday October 17, 2015 10:40am - 12:10pm
05 - First Floor Gallery Sheraton Hotel
  • CEU Hours 1.5
  • HSW/LU LU