Why Intersectionality?

For this year’s annual symposium, the Association for Women in Architecture + Design has chosen the topic of Intersectionality. We realize that some may not be familiar with the term, and may not see how it relates to design and the built  Continue Reading

Intersectionality: 2018 AWA+D Symposium + AWAF Scholarship Awards

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE   Don’t miss out on Early Bird ticket prices! Our annual signature event is here! Join us for a panel discussion, enjoy an open bar and luncheon as well as a showcase of the Association for Women in Architecture’s  Continue Reading

Advocacy Committee Guest Post: Road to Nowhere

By: Julie Caruso In 1993, California freeway officials built what they said would be the last of the great Southern California freeways: the 105. In the end, the 105’s construction violated environmental laws, displaced 25,000 people, and left  Continue Reading

Community Engagement: Girl Scout Product Design Event

While many of AWA+D members were attending the Women’s March on Saturday, January 20th, about a dozen of us chose to show our support by participating in fun and educational Girl Scouts event, hosted by TOTO USA in its West Hollywood  Continue Reading

Equity in Design

Recent and more frequent reports about the low percentage of women active in leadership roles in the architectural profession has inspired research, initiatives, and firm-led efforts both globally and nationwide. These efforts have generated further  Continue Reading