Mimi Zeiger

Critic, editor, curator and instigator.

The Association for Women in Architecture was founded almost 100 years ago for the purpose of advancing and supporting women in their careers in an exceedingly male dominated industry. Clearly, a lot has changed since our organization was formed. But even today, statistics continue to show that a deficit exists between male and female career advancement, pay and leadership within the field of Architecture and its allied industries.

Join our distinguished panel of architects, designers, educators, journalists and activists for a discussion on gender–how it affects our lives and how the work we do can transcend. Topics will range from the practical to the philosophical and intangible. Opportunities, pay and promotions, creativity, goals, status, visibility — all are questioned in the symposium on DOES GENDER MATTER?

Featuring a panel conversation with:
Mimi Zeiger
Gere Kavanaugh
Leigh Christy
Laurel Broughton
Annie Chu
Rebecca Rudolph
Jessica Fleischmann

Ever since the Getty’s initiative Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A. kicked off in April and continued all spring and summer with nearly a dozen exhibitions and dozens more programs and events across Los Angeles institutions, there’s been a conversational buzz. At openings, on panel discussions, and in reviews those murmurs have been less about celebrating any particularly iconic buildings in the city and more about the dialogues, blurred boundaries, and differences between art and architecture. Read More …