Tiffany Millner, AIA, NOMA (BArch '01) is the recipient of the 2021 Thomas U. Walter Award, given annually to an architectural professional recognized for their contributions to the architectural community through their service to the American Institute of Architects and other related professional organizations.
Millner actively participates in discourse about diversity and inclusion, moderating AIA diversity discussions and publishing articles on the topics of women and minorities in the design industry. As the 233rd Black female architect, she published the book 200 Something to share her journey of navigating the architectural profession.
After serving as a project manager and architectural designer at JKRP Architects LLC, and VITETTA, Millner founded the design consultancy AUX Collective, LLC, in 2010. She currently devotes her energy as the Director of Communications for the ACE Mentor Program of America and as a consultant in various professional capacities, including architectural and graphic design, website development, community engagement and photography services, with a focus on non-profits and artist development. She also served on the AIA's National Diversity Council from 2014–2016.
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