Mary Stier, author of "Lady Leader: 10 Ways to Play in Big Boy Business" and a former Gannett Co. Inc. executive, will be the speaker at an Iowa Women in Architecture event on July 22. Stier will speak on the unique gifts that women bring to leadership positions and how women can maximize their strengths. The event will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center, 1200 Grand Ave. The event is free for Women in Architecture members and $10 for nonmembers. Register by July 15 by clicking here.