From Santander Scholarship Winner to a Senior Architectural Designer at SOM

Eftalia Proïos is our amazing guest for our Architect-US Interview Series this week with our CEO Patricia Garcia. Eftalia first worked at SOM via an Architect-US J1 Visa Experience in 2016, and then went back to work at Pinearq in Barcelona for two years. She was able to get her O1 visa to go back in 2018 to work for SOM at their Washington DC office as a Senior Architectural Designer. 

We are excited for another episode of Architect-US Interview Series on Wednesday, December 9th at 12 PM EST (🗽 time) on our Instagram LIVE and/or our YouTube CHANNEL. This time our CEO Patricia Garcia will be interviewing an incredibly talented Designer who has worked her way to the top, Eftalia Proïos.

The interview will be live on Architect-US Instagram on Wednesday, December 9th at 12 PM EST (🗽 time) We’ll be also streaming live from all our channels: Facebook | LinkedIn | Youtube | Instagram


Our CEO Patricia Garcia will introduce you to and guide the audience through the interview with Eftalia Proïos a very talented Architect that has a bunch of experience working at top firms including SOM in Washington DC, and helping to design incredible projects for places as far as Malaysia with her Bandar Redesign Project in her PortfolioShe has won many awards and honors, including the chance to work as a Santander sponsored trainee with Estudi d’Arquitectura Toni Girones.

Our CEO Patricia Garcia will be touching on various topics during the interview such as:

✅ Her experience of working her way up from Entry-Level to Senior Architectural Designer at SOM

✅ How she pushed herself to learn 5 different languages and 8 different computer softwares?

✅ Learn about her transition from J1 Visa to O1 Visa, especially with a top firm like SOM

✅ What it is like to lead a team in the USA versus in Spain as a Senior Architect?

If you are interested in working at SOM, please read our article on the 2021 SOM Global Virtual Shadowship Program.

What would you like to ask Eftalia about? Please let us know below if you have any questions you would like to ask her!👇👇


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