"NOMA has opened my eyes to a lot of different minorities in this profession and gives me positive roles models..."
-Tom Brokaw, Emerging Professional
"...its a good feeling when you are in a profession where, you know, you are such a minority and you can be surrounded by people who are just so encouraging and positive and happy and proud of the things that you've done..."
-Crystal Brokaw, Architect
"its extended family and opporunity to meet with other like-minded and motivated people"
-Andre Vega, Architect
"NOMA is family...its an opportunity for me to reconnect with mentors classmates, colleagues, friends"
-Jason Pugh, Emerging Professional
"there is so much support and every year I get a wealth of information"
-Aminah Wright, Emerging Professional
"It is an organization where like-minded individuals can come together to facilitate a change in our industry...to bring about more diversity which I believe is beneficial to the communities here in America especially with the economic situations that we have now"
-Karen Anderson, Architect
"I think NOMA is about vision...it helps you pull out a vision for your own future"
-Andrew Chin, educator