AIA New York Chapter : Women in Global Practice


Events, lectures, and public programs at the Center for Architecture

fc3arch‘s insight:

What does it mean to be a woman in the construction industry practicing globally in our time?
What are the challenges and the opportunities that women who choose this path face and how do their successes and shortcomings affect the next generation? "Leaning Out" speakers will discuss these issues:Cultural differences and the role of working women in various parts of the worldCross-cultural unifying factors of working womenHow do different cultures perceive the working/traveling woman?Balancing travel and family with career growth opportunitiesSupport network at homeImage and profile of the company and the country one represents / the ideal of diversityRole as leaders / ambassadors of a "modern" societyTitles and positions: what do they mean? How can they be useful? When are they necessary for a woman working abroad?Racing against the clock: does traveling across time-zones delay "settling in" and raise the volume on our biological clock?Cementing the client relationship and social bonding in mixed societyEntering emerging markets and traditional/non-westernized societiesModerator: Cathleen McGuigan, Editor-in-Chief, Architectural Record

Real Estate: Pam Samuels, Senior Vice President, Related
Architecture: Amale Andraos, Principal, WORKac; Yvonne Szeto, FAIA, Principal, Pei Cobb Freed and Partners; Yolande Daniels, Principal, Studio SOMA; Susan Lowance, AIA, Director, KPF
Engineering: Aine Brazil, PE, LEED AP, Vice Chairman, Thornton Tomasetti

Introduction: Hana Kassem, AIA, Director, KPF, AIANY Global Dialogues Sub-Committee Co-Chair
Concluding Remarks: Jill N. Lerner, FAIA, 2013 AIANY President, Principal, KPF

Organized by: AIANY Global Dialogues Committee and AIANY Women in Architecture Committee
Sponsored by: Microsol Resources, Porcelanosa
Price: Free

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