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SEAoNY Diversity Committee Launch Event: Networking Strategies for the AEC Industry

  • 30 Oct 2017
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Black Door, 127 W 26th Street NY, NY 10001


  • Members who belong to: AIA, OWC, CREW, DFI, WTS

    Please have your member ID number available when registering.

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SEAoNY Diversity Committee Launch Event: Networking Strategies for the AEC Industry

Click Here to Dowload Juddith Nitsch's Presentation Slides 

Event description:

The SEAoNY Diversity Committee welcomes you to join us for an evening of education, networking, and community strengthening on Monday October 30th, 2017.

Networking is essential to a successful career in professional services – for both job hunting and for business development. Join us for this interactive program by Judy Nitsch on why we should network and how to network, as she shares resources, research data, and helpful tips … along with ample opportunity to put her advice to work as we network with SEAoNY members and our allied professionals.

Speaker Name: Judith Nitsch, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Founding Principal, Nitsch Engineering, Inc.


6:00-6:30 Registration and refreshments (Open bar and light dinner)

6:30-7:15 Presentation: Effective Networking Strategies

7:15-8:00 SEAoNY Networking BINGO

8:00-8:15 Prizes awarded to BINGO winners

8:15-9:00 Continued networking and social hour

When: Monday, October 30th, 2017 

Where: Black Door - 127 W 26th Street NY, NY 10001


MEMBERS: $10 online/ $20 at the door (cash only at the door) for SEAoNY, AIA, PWC, CREW, DFI, and WTS Members. 

Members may bring one guest at the member price.

NON-MEMBERS: $20 online/$30 at the door (cash only at the door) for everyone else.

Speaker Bio:

Judy Nitsch is Founding Principal of Nitsch Engineering, Inc., a 100+ person firm headquartered in Boston, and with offices in Washington DC, and Worcester and Lawrence, MA.  Established in 1989, the firm has provided civil, structural, and transportation engineering; land surveying; planning; green infrastructure consulting; and GIS services on projects in 20 states and five countries.

Judy is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. She has 40+ years of experience and has been a registered professional engineer in 27 states, and is a LEED Accredited Professional BD+C.  She received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in 2010 and received an honorary Doctor of Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2015.

Her work as a civil engineer has focused on the design, permitting, and management of site development and infrastructure-related projects.  Much of her firm’s civil engineering work includes consulting for and designing the sustainable sites aspects of green building projects. 

In 1989, Judy was elected the first alumna member to WPI's Board of Trustees where she served for 23 years, including 16 years as Chair of the Facilities and Campus Infrastructure Committee. She has been a Trustee Emerita since 2012. Under Judy’s leadership, WPI developed two master plans and built many projects, including a Campus Center, a LEED-certified admissions building, a LEED-Gold residence hall, and a LEED-Gold Sports & Recreation Center. The Nitsch/Magliozzi Green Roof atop East Hall and the Nitsch/Magliozzi Entrance to the Sports & Recreation Center are named for her and her late husband, architect Tony Magliozzi, in honor of her focus on building sustainably on campus.

She is Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Boston Architectural College, a Trustee of Eastern Bank, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and co-chair of its Real Estate Development Committee. Judy is co-chair of the Host Committee for Greenbuild 2017, the international conference of the U.S. Green Building Council, which will be held in Boston in November. She was the 2014 national President of CREW Network (Commercial Real Estate Women). Judy is Past President of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts, the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section/ASCE, and the Society of Women Engineers-Boston Section. She is a member of the Urban Land Institute and serves on the ULI Boston/New England Advisory Board.

In 2016, Nitsch Engineering was named the #1 top place to work among mid-sized firms by the Boston Globe. In 2014, Nitsch Engineering was named #2 on the Zweig Group’s Best Civil Engineering Firms to Work for List. In 2011, Judy was named one of CE News Power List professionals for her work in the civil engineering discipline. She is a Fellow of ASCE, ACEC, SWE, and SMPS.

Online Registration ends October 28th 2017.



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