Join WP+D for a networking brown bag on Wednesday, September 20th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. to discuss professional development and career plans with this month's featured guest, Catherine Baker, Principal at Landon Bone Baker Architects
After receiving her Bachelor of Architecture from Ball State University, Catherine Baker earned a Master of Arts in Social Sciences at the University of Chicago. In 2002, Catherine became a Principal at Landon Bone Baker Architects where she is using her skills to develop a direct neighborhood outreach program, which fosters better-informed communities while simultaneously gathering the data that informs design.
Catherine is active in Chicago’s architectural education community. For over 10 years she taught an architecture class in partnership with Lane Technical High School and Marwen that concentrated on urban design and neighborhood study. She continues to volunteer and support high school programming at the Chicago Architecture Foundation; She was a member of the advisory team at the Chicago Architecture Foundation that developed “The Architectural Handbook,” an award-winning architectural curriculum for the Chicago Public Schools, acts as advisor and judge for the Newhouse Competition and is also a founding mentor for Marwen’s Art at Work program.
Catherine serves on the Board of Directors of AIA Chicago and is currently president-elect. She also serves on the Board of Directors at the Chicago Asthma Consortium. She is past President of the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) Alumni Society at Ball State University and also serves as a member of the CAP Executive Advisory Board.
This is a members-only event limited to five participants. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunches. Meeting area will be arranged in the Randolph Square on the 1st Floor of the Cultural Center.
As with every WP+D Small Networking Lunch, registration will open at 12:00 p.m. the first day of the month during which the lunch will be held. Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis and typically fill up quickly.
Attendance & Cancellation Policy:
Due to the popularity of these lunches, we ask for a 48-hour cancellation notice if you are unable to attend. Failure to notify us will result in a 3 month suspension from the Networking Lunch series.
We ask that members register for no more than two consecutive lunches. If you have attended the past two lunches and are interested in attending this event, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org asking to be put on the waitlist. If spaces become available or registration isn't full a week in advance, we will contact you.