AIA Tennessee recently honored MZA's Ana Smetana, Associate AIA, with a 2022 Presidential Excellence Award. These are bestowed upon individuals whose efforts and achievements have significantly improved the presence of AIA Tennessee, the profession of architecture and/or the built environment in Tennessee. Ana was honored for her advocacy for justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion within our profession. Ana chaired the 2022 JE+DI Committee, which raised scholarship money for minorities on their path to licensure, and this committee brought about a diversity of programs throughout the year that celebrated and gave recognition to diversity and inclusion.