Perspectives 03.02.2022

From Mentorship to Friendship: Black in Design Mentorship Program Experience

Perkins&Will mentor Dr. Erika Eitland and high school mentee Olivia Fox discuss their experience during the Black in Design Mentorship Program. The initiative connects students from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and Boston-area high schools with Perkins&Will professionals.

Hear from them as they discuss the bond they developed over the course of the program and the goals Erika helped Olivia achieve:

Erika Eitland (left) and Olivia Fox (right)
What did your time together during the Black in Design Mentorship mean to you?
What are you looking forward to most at Brown University?
What are some memorable moments together during the program?
What does architecture mean to you?