CAROLE C. WEDGE, FAIA LEED AP, is president of the national architecture and planning firm of Shepley Bulfinch. Throughout her career she has sought to transform organizations by challenging them to face issues with clarity, frankness, and commitment. As an architect she has focused on the convergence of learning and teaching and research environments, with a long-standing commitment to sustainable design. Carole has spoken and written widely. She serves on the board of the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) and the Design Futures Council, and is active in a number of organizations, including Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL); Educause; the BSA’s Women in Design program; the Society of College and University Planning (SCUP); and the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Large Firm Roundtable. Carole received her Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado and her Bachelor in Architecture from the Boston Architectural Center (BAC). She holds an honorary Master of Architecture degree from the Boston BAC and an honorary Doctorate of Engineering Technology from the Wentworth Institute of Technology. She serves on the Board of Trustees of both the Wentworth Institute and the BAC. She was elevated to the College of Fellows of the AIA in 2008.