Leading through Inclusion, Advocating Collaboratively
Korey D. White is a Project Architect at Stantec Architecture, living in Washington D.C. Her work focuses on projects that serve the community at various scales. She graduated from the University of Colorado Denver, earning both a Master of Architecture and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning. Her educational background allows Korey to address the effects of architecture on community at the micro and macro scale.
Korey is committed to advancing the profession through volunteer work. Currently, she is serving as the Chair of the AIA National Associates Committee. Her involvement on the NAC, has allowed her to become further involved with AIA Advocacy, assisting with the development of the Emerging Professional ArchiPAC Committee and the development of the National Design Services Act Coalition. Because of her advocacy work, she was recently appointed to the AIA National Board Government Advocacy Committee, guiding AIA advocacy outreach and involvement. Korey uses her voice to advance issues central to the professional development of Emerging Professionals, specifically recently licensed individuals but ultimately works to increase the value of architecture in communities. The relationships Korey has developed nationally throughout the AIA and the Architecture Community has allowed her to propel initiatives and connect AIA National to local, state and regional components.
Over the past five years, Korey has focused her volunteer efforts on the future of the profession by engaging Emerging Professionals and advocating for student loan forgiveness by promoting the National Design Services Act. She has authored articles on advocacy efforts, the value of licensure, reintegrating the Urban Realm into architectural projects and the importance of working in interdisciplinary partnerships.