#FutureArchitectFriday: Teisha Bradley

Hi readers! It’s #FutureArchitectFriday. A day to celebrate those pushing themselves to becoming licensed architects.

Name: Teisha Bradley

Hometown: Washington, DC

Educational Status: Second year Grad in a 3 year program  

How would you describe your experience as a Black Architecture student?

Honestly I have just found a place where a feel comfortable being a Black Architecture student. 

Why do you want to get your licensed?

I have wanted to get my license since I was first introduced to Architecture in the 8th grade. Becoming  licensed is my professional goal.

Biggest inspiration/influence?

At this moment my biggest inspiration is Kevin Heart. Watching his documentary  Don’t F*** this up has motivated me to hold my self accountable. 

How important is representation?

Representation is very important because it allows young men and women to see themselves in that role or job. It lets them know that they don’t have to be the ones to pave the way because there has already been someone that looks like them in that field. Lets them know anything is possible. 

Favorite quote/poem/song/etc.?

A friend of mines says that representation equals success. This has now become my motivation to get my masters in teaching and arts. Favorite quote? “Woman must not depend on the protection of man but must be taught to protect herself’’. 

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