Diane Yabut – Conquer the Mid-career Plateau and Unleash Your Potential


June 8, 2024

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Allen Y. Lew Place NW
Washington, DC 20001
Room 202A

Diane Yabut, AIA, Senior Designer – KTGY
Mika Naraynsingh, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Project Architect – Perkins&Will

Are you stuck in the Bermuda Triangle of your career—not senior enough to steer your ship but not young enough to flounder—where all interests, direction, and aspirations appear lost at sea?

This session will outline the importance of cultivating fulfilling mentorships, strengthening networking skills, and enlisting company support—all critical to keeping mid-career talent motivated and inspired. You’ll take part in career building exercises that will empower you to create your own leadership opportunities, uncover a fulfilling career, and help build a brighter, stronger industry.

Learning Objectives

  1. Chart your personal values to guide short-term and long-term goals.
  2. Identify ways to reach out to mentors and maintain valuable network connections.
  3. Discover actionable tips for advocating for yourself in the workplace and beyond.
  4. Learn to apply career growth strategies within a clear plan to achieve objectives and navigate the mid-career phase with confidence.