LEVEL: A symposium on gender equity in design

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Registration is not limited, both architects and landscape architects are encouraged.
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LEVEL: A Symposium on Gender Equity in the Design of the Built Environment.

Practitioners, teachers and scholars responsible for the design of the built environment from the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, interior design and environmental design, have a profound impact on our lives and the physical fabric of our communities. Acknowledging that the design of the built environment must necessarily respond to the needs of diverse constituencies, we believe that now is the time, and NDSU is the place, to conduct a much-needed examination of equity and diversity impacts on the design professions and on the community at large.
Fargo, ND
Distance Learning
Course Equivalency
Accessibility / ADA
Business Practices / Contracts / HR
Housing & Community Design
Project Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learning Outcomes
1. Understand the trends of women in architecture and landscape architecture school and practice
2. Understand the causes of what can either hold women back from leadership positions, or cause them to leave these professions
3. Understand the business case for women in architecture and landscape architecture
4. Understand the societal/cultural case for women in architecture and landscape architecture
5. Define best practices that schools and practices can take that support and retain women in the professions of architecture and landscape architecture.
6. Become familiar with existing opportunities for involvement with national organizations for architects
7. Understand how to find new opportunities within professional practice for emerging professionals
8. Leadership roles that emerging professionals can play in equity issues
9. Research and scholarship opportunities for emerging professionals in practice
10. Creative making opportunities for emerging professionals

Kate Schwennsen, FAIA; Gabriele Baierle Atwood, AIA; Yolande Daniels; Jessica Garcia Fritz; Federico Garcia Lammers; Amber Hill, Coen + Partners; Virajita Singh; Joan Floura, PLA, ASLA
Course Codes
Nebraska-Dakotas Chapter ASLA

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