ARCHway 2024 Information

ARCHway is launching its fourth program year in early 2024. This unique program offers more than just traditional mentorship; it’s a comprehensive platform designed to foster meaningful connections between young architects and established firm leaders in the vibrant Columbus architectural community. What sets this initiative apart is its commitment to developing leadership skills alongside mentorship. AIA Columbus recognizes that the future of architecture requires not only technical prowess but also the ability to lead and inspire. Through thought-provoking sessions, the program employs various modes of active interaction, including group mentoring, reverse mentoring, and peer mentoring. This dynamic approach ensures a well-rounded learning experience that caters to both emerging talent and experienced professionals. By participating in ARCHway, you’re not just gaining mentors; you’re becoming part of a community invested in your growth and success. Seize this opportunity to elevate your career, expand your network, and contribute to the rich architectural landscape of Columbus.

ARCHway participants will:

  • Strengthen and explore pathways
  • Build network skills and abilities
  • Establish and grow professional and personal resources

The program will run from January – June 2024. Sessions include:

Session 1Connect: Speed Mentoring MixerJanuary 25, 2024, 4-6 PM
Session 2Discover: Knowing Your TalentsFebruary 22, 2024, 4-6 PM
Session 3Energize: Keynote PresentationMarch 21, 2024, 4-6 PM
Session 4Engage: Focusing on Your Skills and PassionsApril 18, 2024, 4-6 PM
Session 5Transform: Driving Change Through InclusionMay 23, 2024, 4-6 PM
Session 6Celebrate: ReceptionJune 27, 2024, 4-6 PM

Click here to learn more about each of the sessions.

Interested architects and designers must have less than 10 years of professional experience and be an AIA Member (AIA or Associate AIA).

Those interested in being an advisee must fill out an application, and send a resumé to [email protected] by December 31, 2023 at 5 PM. A committee of AIA members will review applications and select advisees.

If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth Krile at [email protected]

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