Young Architects Forum

The AIA Chicago Young Architects Forum (YAF) is a community for emerging professionals in the architecture and design industry, supported by the American Institute of Architects, who are interested in furthering the discussion of design, professional development, and collaboration within our community. YAF events provide designers with a variety of programs including skills training, portfolio review, ARE mentorship, networking opportunities, and more.

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Young Architects Forum Leadership

Raquel Guzman Geara

Co-Chair

Raquel Guzman Geara, AIA, LEED GA

SmithGroup
Lena Reiff

Co-Chair

Lena Reiff, AIA, EDAC

Ross Barney Architects

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