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Heli Shah Joins AIA Georgia’s 2019-2020 Leadership Class

Heli Shah

We are pleased to announce that Heli Shah, Associate AIA, is one of 16 architects and designers selected to participate in AIA Georgia’s Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program (CKLDP) 2019-2020 Class. Heli has been an architect in our Education + Research Studio since 2016. She has contributed to several successful projects, such as Ronald E. McNair Middle School and Kennesaw State University.

“I am honored for the opportunity to join this prestigious program. I look forward to absorbing all the valuable knowledge presented by AIA Georgia and taking my impact on the architectural profession to the next level.”

– Heli Shah, Associate AIA

This competitive program aims to train and inspire the next generation of leaders in architecture through a series of 8 sessions, covering topics such as political engagement, civic leadership and community engagement, business development, professional practice and equity, diversity and inclusion.

“We are proud to have Heli represent our firm in this year’s CKLDP class. I am confident her intelligence and enthusiasm will be an asset as she continues to develop her leadership abilities.“

– Melissa Cantrell, President of CDH Partners

Heli received a Master of Architecture from the Savannah College of Art and Design and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Science from Western Kentucky University.