Kelly Hayes McAlonie, FAIA, LEED AP is the Director of Campus Planning at the University at Buffalo. Kelly has dedicated her career to educational architecture. She is responsible for the implementation of UB’s Comprehensive Master Plan and oversees the strategic development of the university’s physical environment. In 2011 Kelly and colleague Despina Stratigakos collaborated with Mattel on the design and launch of Barbie I Can Be…Architect. That year she also co-curated the first exhibit in 25 years on Louise Bethune, America’s first professional woman architect, at the Buffalo History Museum. She is currently writing a biography of Louise Bethune with SUNY Press and has written widely on her for over ten years. She also speaks often about managing a disability in the workplace. Her Buffalo TEDx talk “The Power Dress” has received over 14,000 views. Kelly is serving a three-year term as a New York State representative on the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Strategic Council. She was the 2012 President of AIA New York State and 2008 president of AIA Buffalo/WNY.
Session Title: Becoming a Fellow at the American Institute of Architects
Educational Track: Practice
Session Code: SA0619
Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
LU/HSW: 1.5 LUs/HSW