Archive for the ‘Women architects’ Category

BWA Brunch pt3

14Mar16

Last summer, I got this crazy idea that I could gather a room full of black women architects to network and just meet each other. The idea was cemented in my mind after a conversation with a local colleague. I started out with a list of 25 women. I asked them to send me names […]


BWA Brunch pt 2

06Jan16

Flickr photo by Christine H It started with coffee… …and Rosa Sheng’s Missing 32 percent’s EQxD blog series. A few months ago, I wrote a guest blog for the Missing 32 percent’s about bias and prejudice and if it should limit your dreams. I was fortunate to connect with one of the authors, Katherine Williams. […]


BWA Brunch pt 2

06Jan16

Flickr photo by Christine H It started with coffee… …and Rosa Sheng’s Missing 32 percent’s EQxD blog series. A few months ago, I wrote a guest blog for the Missing 32 percent’s about bias and prejudice and if it should limit your dreams. I was fortunate to connect with one of the authors, Katherine Williams. […]


BWA Brunch pt1

04Jan16

Flickr photo by www.gotcredit.com Connecting with black women architects Since I moved to the DMV area in early 2014, I have been thinking about having a get together for Black women architects. Earlier this summer, I was part of a blog series initiated by Equity in Design (formerly The Missing 32%). I was reading a […]


BWA Brunch pt1

04Jan16

Flickr photo by www.gotcredit.com Connecting with black women architects Since I moved to the DMV area in early 2014, I have been thinking about having a get together for Black women architects. Earlier this summer, I was part of a blog series initiated by Equity in Design (formerly The Missing 32%). I was reading a […]


YAF CONNECTION

21Apr15

I expanded my blog post about the number of African-American architects licensed last year to be published in the latest edition of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Young Architects Forum (YAF) CONNECTION magazine. Check out the whole magazine for articles on diversity and equity in design.


At the end of 2014, there were approximately 1955 architects in the Directory of African American Architects.** For the year, 23 AA architects reported as newly licensed.


At the end of 2014, there were approximately 1955 architects in the Directory of African American Architects.** For the year, 23 AA architects reported as newly licensed.


At the end of 2013, there were approximately 1910 architects in the Directory of African American Architects. For the year, 25 AA architects reported as newly licensed. While the number is low compared to previous years, it reflects the downward trend that was also present in the recessionary times in the early 2000s. Year 2009 […]


My latest editorial effort is now available. The Fall 2013 National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) Magazine is Fitting Into the New Economy. The articles presented give stories and perspective on how today’s architects are weathering the storm. George Bandy, Jr. highlights USGBC’s expansion and opportunities created by a partnership with NOMA. Thalia Lewis sat […]