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To Become an Architect (a guide, mostly for women)

To Become an Architect (a guide, mostly for women)

“In the profession of Architecture today women currently make up about 50% of Graduate students. However, in the profession itself, licensed women practitioners make up only about 15%. Why do you think we see such drastic percentage drops? Why don’t we, women, make it to the end?”

Under this premise, the WIA (Women in Architecture) fund looks to support women to become professionals and leaders in Architecture in America.

They recently published the book “To Become an Architect (a guide, mostly for women)”, a guide for new students, and interns, along with personal insight from Angie Brooks (Pugh+Scarpa), Anne Fougeron (Fougeron Architecture), Dawn Merkes (Group 4 Architecture) and more, to raise money for this fund.

You can buy the book right here.

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "To Become an Architect (a guide, mostly for women)" 31 Mar 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/54818/to-become-an-architect-a-guide-mostly-for-women/> ISSN 0719-8884
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