Join us on Thursday, June 24th for Best Practice, a virtual fireside chat series dedicated to practice operations at architecture firms and beyond. From pain points to potential, hear how leaders in the architecture and engineering industry are innovating through new business models and managerial techniques.
We’re chatting with Julia Gamolina, Founder of Madame Architect and Director of Strategy at Trahan Architects.
Dedicated to the built environment and to the empowerment, advancement, and visibility of the women who work in it, Julia Gamolina is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Madame Architect where she has published to date over 175 interviews with women who advance the practice of architecture. Trained as an architect, she is also the Director of Strategy at Trahan Architects, focusing on new business, brand development, and other aspects of firm growth and evolution. More of her writing has been featured in Fast Company, A Women’s Thing, Metropolis Magazine, Architizer, and the Architect's Newspaper. She is also a co-founding member of Brick & Wonder, a member of the Female Founder Collective, and a communications co-chair of ULI New York’s Young Leaders Group.
In January 2021, Julia was named one of Apartment Therapy’s Design Changemakers. In 2019, Julia received the Special Citation from AIANY for her work with Madame Architect, and was named one of Professional Women in Construction's "20 Under 40". She has been featured in Architectural Record, Archinect, Architizer, and the Architect's Newspaper, and has served on juries for the 2019 World Architecture Festival and the DNA Paris Design Awards. Her speaking engagements include lectures at Harvard, Columbia, Yale, UPenn, Pratt, Georgia Tech and more. Julia received her Bachelor of Architecture at Cornell University, graduating with the Charles Goodwin Sands Memorial Medal for exceptional merit in the thesis of architecture. She is based in New York City.
In this 45 minute chat, we'll talk to Julia about how to inspire a generation of architects.
- Lessons learned from extraordinary women that shape our world
- When should you hire a Director of Strategy for your office?
- and more!