For Immediate Release

Atlanta – August 15, 2022 – AIA Georgia and Equity in Architecture have announced the recipients of the first Carmen Stan Memorial Women Lead Scholarship. ​In April of this year, AIA lost one of our brightest and most effective young leaders – Carmen Stan, AIA. Her career was an exemplar of the Citizen Architect, focusing on design excellence, equity in the profession, and improving the importance of design in the urban planning process.The Board of AIA Georgia and the leadership of Equity in Architecture sought to recognize Carmen’s legacy by fully funding two members of the profession to attend the Women in Leadership Summit in San Jose, California, from September 28 – October 1. 

The Carmen Stan Memorial Women Lead Scholarship was awarded to Sarah Woynicz‑Sianozecki, AIA (HKS Inc – Atlanta) and Tulia Scott, AIA (Moody Nolan – Atlanta).

The scholarship committee was very pleased with all the applicants and are extremely honored to have the opportunity to have Sarah and Tulia represent Georgia. 



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