Please join the AIANY Women in Architecture Committee for a conversation with Frances Halsband, FAIA, Founding Partner, Kliment Halsband Architects.

Halsband is a founding partner of Kliment Halsband Architects, a leading design firm whose work has been recognized with over 150 awards for design excellence and is the recipient of the AIA Firm Award and the AIA New York Medal of Honor. She was the first woman president of the AIA New York Chapter and The Architectural League of New York. Halsband served as Dean of the School of Architecture at Pratt Institute, and has been visiting professor of design at Columbia, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, University of California Berkeley, University of Maryland, University of Virginia, Ball State and North Carolina State University. She is a former Commissioner of the New York Landmarks Preservation Commission and has served as an architectural advisor to Brown, Harvard, Smith College, the U.S. Department of State, and the Federal Reserve Bank. Last year she circulated a petition and brought to the AIA Conference the Resolution prohibiting abuse and harassment within the professional community.