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Walton Family Foundation Opens New Design Excellence Program Application Cycle
Betty Woo

Media Contact:Kathryn HellerWalton Family Foundation870-219-6802kheller@wffmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Walt...
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room avail in san francisco
Shannon Devine

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Free opera streaming from New York Met this week
Mui Ho

Metropolitan New York Opera is offering free opera video streaming of their opera from 13 to 18 April. Perfor...
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Designing for Restorative Justice: New York Times March 6, 2020
Wendy Bertrand

This is an interesting article about Architect Deanna Van Buren , Oakland firm DJ/DS doing admiral work relate...
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Traditional Japanese Architecture Lecture - Wednesday March 4.
Betty Woo

An illustrated talk by Debey Zito, a highly regarded furniture maker and interior design consultant in the San...
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Free Webinar Training - Get Started Writing & Get Your Name Out There
Betty Woo

Becoming a published writer in design publications can boost your recognition--inside and outside of your comp...
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Women and Leadership in Design
Betty Woo

This is free event,an evening salon by CMG Landscape Architecture: Join us for CMG's third salon, an evenin...
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Empowering Central Valley
Betty Woo

While many other AIA chapters have sponsored conferences and symposium to champion equity and empowering every...
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May 6,19

A podcast featuring women architects by Cathrine Meng
Wendy Bertrand

At the What Now Exhibit that opened last Night Nov 29,2018 I spoke with Architect Catherine Meng, podcast hos...
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new report from Parlour
Wendy Bertrand

http://archiparlour.org/its-time-to-talk-about-sexual-harassment/...
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Snubbed, cheated, erased: the scandal of architecture's invisible women
Helen Vasquez

They are among the most talented architects of their age. Yet the credit, praise and awards have gone to the m...
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Why Doesn't Architecture Care About Sexual Harassment? - NYTimes Article
Helen Vasquez

A NYTimes article by Stella Lee has come out. Have you read it yet? Let's chat about it Thoughts? Comments?...
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Oct 17,18

Gauging Interest/Curiosity - Designing/Permitting Cannabis Projects
Rebecca Friedberg

Hi all,I'm wondering if anyone on this list has experience or interest in working on cannabis projects. I'd li...
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TRAVEL GRANT FOR STUDENTS & EMERGING PROFESSIONALS
Sandhya Sood

TRAVEL GRANT FOR STUDENTS & EMERGING PROFESSIONALSReminder: Travel grant applications are due soon! The Docomo...
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Jun 20,18

Help Make xSpace Beautiful!
Helen Vasquez

Youth Art Exchange is taking over an empty storefront on the Mission corridor in the Excelsior. It was formerl...
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Jun 14,18

BASE Landscape Architecture is looking for another small business to share our office space
Patricia Algara

We imagine that another small business (2-4 people) in the design/creative field would be a good match. Graphi...
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Jun 6,18

Wonder Women art show in Berkeley
Naomi Horowitz

May 26 - June 30, 2018Opening Reception: May 26, 6-8 pmcurated by George KrevskyUsing paint, pastel, photograp...
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May 16,18

Hollywood Architects
Cynthia Bathgate

Check out this article at Places Journal about Hollywood's portrayal of architects. The tag line pretty much s...
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Apr 13,18

Betty Marvin monologue
Marda Quon Stothers

An Evening with Julia MorganA Portrayal by Betty MarvinSaturday, 13 January @5:00-6:30pmJoin us for an evening...
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Apr 11,18

Tax Bill Impact on Architects / Sole-Prop's
Rebecca Friedberg

Can anyone recommend a CPA who is really knowledgable about how the new tax bill will impact sole proprietors?...
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Dec 21,17

Looking for a room or sublet for January and/or February 2018
Jamie Brown

After a few years' absence from the Bay Area, I am looking for a room for rent or a sublet (or other accommoda...
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Dec 13,17

** ACE Mentor Mixer & Info Session: Nov 29th @ 5:30 **
Rebecca Friedberg

Join ACE Oakland for a participant mixer and info session:Time: Wednesday Nov 29th, 5:30 - 7:30 pmLocation: Z ...
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Nov 18,17

Youth Arts Exchange Volunteering Needed: Parklet Installation
Helen Vasquez

The youth design parklet has finally been permitted and is being installed on Folsom Street and 20th Street. Y...
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Nov 9,17

Shared work space with other creatives available in Dogpatch
Rebecca Friedberg

Hi all,A good friend of mine has a couple dedicated workspaces available in his shared office space in the Dog...
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Sep 20,17

Architectural Book Donation
Leslie Golden

Does anyone know of a good place for me to donate my architectural books. I just retired and I'm looking for ...
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Jul 27,17

Very interesting Program with Museum of Craft and Design: Architectural Pavilions: Experiments and Artifacts.
Wendy Bertrand

July 27, 2017 at 6:30-8.00 Tickets needed at $10 http://sfmcd.org/event/mcd-speaker-series-designing-justice-d...
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Jul 24,17

Certified Access Specialists Emeryville, California Four-day Training
Gilda Puente-Peters

Date: May 16, 17, 18, 19, 2017 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Location: Four Points by Sheraton ...
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Apr 21,17

CALL FOR OWADP NEW LOGO!
Cynthia Bathgate

In our OWADP visioning retreat last year, called "Realizing Our Potential," the main questions that came from ...
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Apr 16,17

#WEWONTBUILDYOURWALL Design Charrette
Naomi Horowitz

In my last issue as editor of the newsletter, I asked OWA members to think about our opportunities for targete...
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Mar 14,17

From A to Zaha: 26 women who changed architecture
Inge S. Horton

http://architizer.com/blog/from-a-to-zaha-26-women-who-changed-architecture/...
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Mar 11,17

GPPA Accessibility 2016 Codes Update - Privately Funded Housing - April 1.
Gilda Puente-Peters

Date: Saturday April 1, 2017Part : 9:00 am - 12:00 amPart II : 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm...
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Mar 8,17

Women's March Washington DC
Mui Ho

Six of us architects from Berkeley went to the Women's March in Washington this past January. We could have ma...
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Mar 6,17

Looking for a new Roommate!
Helen Vasquez

Hey there! Unrelated architectural news..I'm looking for a new roommate in a spacious 4 bedroom/2 bathroom fla...
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Dec 6,16

The Life of a Project
Helen Vasquez

While I was searching for study material, I found this really detailed diagram showing the life of a project f...
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Dec 6,16

The Atlantic - "Why Architecture Is a Career for 'the Young and Childless' "
Cynthia Bathgate

Very interesting. Even though the industry is working on the work-life balance of their employees, it still se...
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Oct 31,16

2016 Business Meeting Agenda & Candidate Statements
Gloria Kim

Please see the link below for the 2016 OWA+DP Annual Business Meeting Agenda & Candidate Statements. https://...
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Oct 24,16

The movie "Equity" is showing this week.
Spring Friedlander

is at the Elmwood Movie Theater in Berkeley at 1:45 & 6:45 PM.This movie is relevant for those of us in const...
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Oct 9,16

Laura Hartman - Julia Morgan Lecture Series
Cynthia Bathgate

Please see attached flyer for info on the Laura Hartman lecture as part of the Julia Morgan Lecture Series. Wh...
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Oct 6,16

Autumn 2016 San Francisco Bay Area Salary Survey
Nicolette Mastrangelo

A group of my peers have created a new salary survey for Bay Area Architects in hopes that this anonymous baro...
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Oct 4,16

Associate Principal Landscape Architect at Golden Associates
Leslie Golden

August 4, 2016JOB DESCRIPTIONTitle: Associate Principal Landscape ArchitectCity: Oakland, CaliforniaCategory: ...
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Aug 4,16

Women Speak: Four Architects on Design
Cynthia Bathgate

The Berkeley City Club Conservancy is presenting an exciting and inspiring lecture series this fall. The archi...
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Aug 4,16

How Syria's architecture laid the foundation for brutal war
Wendy Bertrand

How Syria's architecture laid the foundation for brutal war10:25 minutes -- TEDSummit videoWhat caused the wa...
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Jul 11,16

Office Space Available
Esin Karliova

Dear Members,We are looking for someone to share our space in the wonderful Potrero Hill neighborhood in SF.We...
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Jun 15,16

Winning more work with BIM
OWA Admin

Autodesk invites members of the Organization of Woman Architects and Design Professionals and the SF Chapter o...
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May 31,16

AIA Architectural Salary Calculator
OWA Admin

The AIA, in conjunction with its 2015 Compensation Report includes this handy salary calculator. See how you c...
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May 31,16

OWA+DP Retreat
Naomi Horowitz

Please join us September 16-18, when we will be gathering again at Westerbeke Ranch for this year's OWA+DP ret...
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May 19,16

Delancey Street Foundation connection?
Hana Böttger

Hello there, are any of you affiliated with or have a contact at Delancey Street Foundation? I would like to a...
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Feb 26,16

Women in Construction Week
Naomi Horowitz

The local chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) has events in honor of Women in...
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Feb 25,16

What the fuck
Shannon Devine

What the f did that mean?...
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Feb 18,16

Invitation to the USF Community Design Outreach Exhibition
Sharon Chio

COMMUNITY DESIGN OUTREACH EXHIBITION INVITATION Dear Friends,The Architecture & Community Design Program at US...
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Dec 8,15

The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the 2016 Rome Prize
Sharon Chio

The 2016 Rome Prize online application is available on the American Academy in Rome website at www.aarome.org....
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Nov 6,15

SmithGroupJJR Perspectives: Hybrid Design Solutions
Naomi Horowitz

November 12, 2015, 5:00-7:30 p.m.SmithGroup JJR's San Francisco office is hosting a design panel. Panelists wi...
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Oct 21,15

Help Setting up my office after Valley Fire
Katherine Haley

Dear Members,I am from Lake County which sustained a devastating fire last month. Many had homes and businesse...
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Oct 21,15

Help Setting up my office after Valley Fire
Katherine Haley

Dear Members,I am from Lake County which sustained a devastating fire last month. Many had homes and businesse...
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Oct 21,15

Parlour is the greatest advocate for women in architecture and OWA/DP is becoming a partner
Wendy Bertrand

Palour is a group of Australian architects who have worked hard and contributed greatly to improving equity fo...
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Oct 21,15

2015 OWA+DP Business Meeting Agenda
Allison Kinst

Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals Annual Business MeetingOctober 20 2015 6-9pm3676-20t...
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Oct 13,15

Architecture and City September 2015 Festival
Wendy Bertrand

The San Francisco Main Library is participating, as is the AIA, in the Architecture and City Festival going on...
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Sep 2,15

LEAADD Networking Cocktail Party
Naomi Horowitz

Architects were founding members (in the 1930s) of this professional association of women lawyers, engineers, ...
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Aug 30,15

Read and Discuss Gender Intelligence Nov 3, 2015 Book Circle #11
Wendy Bertrand

Gender Intelligence by Annis & Keith Merron (HarperCollins Publishers, 2014)Applying gender intelligence to a...
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Aug 8,15

International Gathering: IAWA makes a French connection
Wendy Bertrand

You are invited:July 26-July 31, 2015In an unprecedented collaboration, the International Archive of Women in...
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May 29,15

May 8 Presentation and Book signing
Wendy Bertrand

Enamored with Place: As Woman+ As Architect will be featured as a cultural event by OWA member Wendy Bertrand ...
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May 2,15

May 6 lecture on a woman Art Deco muralist


Book signing and illustrated talk byCatherine Coleman Brawer:Hildreth Meire: Rediscovered Woman Art Deco Mural...
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Apr 19,15

Gender Intelligence by Barbara Annis & Keith Merron
Wendy Bertrand

OWA #11 Book Circle will discuss gender intelligence applied to architecture and to the design profession in l...
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Mar 3,15

CASp Accessibility Training - Emeryville March 2, 3, 4 & 5, 2015
Gilda Puente-Peters

Gilda Puente-PetersGPPA Architects is offering a CASp Accessibility Training in Fremont, March 2-5, 2015.This ...
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Feb 16,15

Julia Morgan installation project seeking funding
Naomi Horowitz

Siol Studios is trying to raise funds for a Julia Morgan landscape installation project. Funds will also benef...
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Feb 12,15

Excellent Lecture you won't see anywhere else
Wendy Bertrand

The Evolution of African American Architect (and there are women)Feb 24 7-8:30 in San Francisco by The San Fra...
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Feb 9,15

Feminism and Architecture video and discussion February 11, 2015
Wendy Bertrand

OWA Book Circle to view and discuss the video of by Susana Torrehttp://archleague.org/2014/07/feminism-and-arc...
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Jan 9,15

Building Your Professional Online Presence
Gloria Kim

For all interested, The National Association of Women in Construction SF (NAWIC) is holding a meeting and pro...
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Jan 7,15

Resilience by Design: Post-Disaster Innovations from Asia
OWA Admin

OWA Members,Im following up on an email we sent you about an upcoming Asia Society sustainability program titl...
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Nov 20,14

San Francisco Port to do outreach for up coming projects
Wendy Bertrand

NOVEMBER 13, 2014 more information is here...
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Nov 2,14

Alternative Ways to Practice Architecture
Inge S. Horton

Fresh from the inspirational conference Equity by Design, I would like to propose that OWA dedicates one of th...
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Oct 21,14

GPPA Accessibility Codes Update and Universal Design Training Program
Gilda Puente-Peters

Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014 9:30 am - 3:30 pmLocation: BARCELON + JANG315 Bay StreetSan Francisco, CA 94...
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Oct 8,14

Four Australian Interviews for equity in architecture profession
Wendy Bertrand

From PARLOUR: a space to speak bringing together research, informed opinion and resources; generating debate ...
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Jul 1,14

Hamilton + Aitken Architects awarded the AIA SF Historic Preservation Honor Award
Mignon O'Young

OWA Member Susan Aitken's firm Hamilton + Aitken Architects awarded the AIA SF Historic Preservation Honor Awa...
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May 8,14

Seminar: Universal Design & Understanding How to Effectively Apply the New 2013 CBC Accessibility Requirements and the Alignment Process
Gilda Puente-Peters

Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 9:30 am - 3:30 pmLocation:BARCELON + JANG Architecture315 Bay Street, Floor 3...
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Mar 24,14

NAWIC Event March 12
Lucia Bogatay

Wednesday March 12This is your opportunity to gain insight from a leading professional in her field, Dr. Kelli...
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Mar 13,14

Women in Green well presented on Green Architecture and Building Report
Wendy Bertrand

GAB Report is worth a look. See link to our Book Circle Feb 20 Discussion on the GAB Report website, the edit...
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Feb 11,14

CCA Alternative Futures Exhibition
Spring Friedlander

Openhouse partners with the Queer Cultural Center (QCC)for an opening and exhibition from the California Colle...
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Feb 4,14

SF Academy of Art Information Request
Leslie Golden

My niece is considering attending the Academy of Art in the Architecture department. She is coming up in the s...
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Jan 26,14

CASp Accessibility Training February 10-13, 2014 - GPPA Architects
Gilda Puente-Peters

Gilda Puente-Peters GPPA Architects is offering a CASp Accessibility Training in Fremont, February 10-13, 201...
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Jan 23,14

Urban Design Studio Looking for Architectural Firm to share space in North Oakland
Leslie Golden

URBAN DESIGN STUDIO -- Looking for Architectural Firm Flexible Warehouse/Office 1280 square feet + Conference ...
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Dec 23,13

American Academy of Rome Fellowships 2014
OWA Admin

[Received from Robert Starkoff, Programs Assistant, American Academy in Rome]Just a reminder that the late dat...
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Nov 8,13

Get the word out and share your green projects
Mignon O'Young

Share your green projects on the Green Architecture and Building Report (www.gabreport.com). I started this b...
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Sep 16,13

It's time to write women (architects) back into history and the place to start is Wikipedia.
Inge S. Horton

I received this article from Shannon Devine, interesting reading.It's time to write women (architects) back in...
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Sep 13,13

Decision of Pritzker Prize Jury re Denise Scott Brown
Inge S. Horton

Dear supporters of the Petition that the Pritzker Architecture Prize recognize Denise Scott Brown for her work...
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Jul 12,13

Accessibility and Universal Design Continuing Education Seminar including a Tour of a Unique Venue - August 2, 2013
Gilda Puente-Peters

Date: Friday, August 2, 2013 9:30 am - 3:30 pmLocation: Ed Roberts Campus ...
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Jun 10,13

Tomorrow's City Today: The Future of Livable Cities in the Pacific Rim
OWA Admin

[Sharon Wu of the Asia Society sends this notice]Asia Society Northern California has an event coming up that ...
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May 8,13

Order your OWA Anniversary T-Shirt
Rosemary Muller

I will be ordering OWA logo t-shirts for participants in the Bay to Breakers and the cruise. The deadline for...
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Apr 29,13

Nomination of Julia Morgan for the AIA Gold Medal -
Inge S. Horton

Better late than neverThe AIA California Council is intending to nominate Julia Morgan for the AIA 2014 Gold M...
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Apr 23,13

Petition Supporting Denise Scott Brown for Pritzker
Bobbie Sue Hood

Hi!I just signed the petition "The Pritzker Architecture Prize Committee: Recognize Denise Scott Brown for her...
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Apr 23,13

OWA 40th Anniversary Symposium & Exhibition
Mui Ho

As part of our 40th Anniversary Year, the OWA is sponsoring Symposium to present various viewpoints concerning...
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Feb 26,13

AIA Santa Clara Valley Zine Features the OWA
Eliza Hart

Inge Horton has written an article for the online magazine Tracings published by the Santa Clara Valley Chapte...
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Feb 6,13

Gill Matthewson asks, are unlicensed women working in architecture the expendable proletariat?
Wendy Bertrand

Angie the architect meets Rosie the riveterGill Matthewson (archiparlour.org November 8th, 2012)Women ar...
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Feb 2,13

A website devoted to construction management
OWA Admin

Kate Gleason of ConstructionManagementDegree.com sends us a link to her site which provides a very useful glim...
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Jan 21,13

Berkeley-Rupp Prize: Exhibit opening and public lecture
OWA Admin

The UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design is hosting an exhibit by Deborah Berke, the inaugural recipien...
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Jan 12,13

History of OWA
Inge S. Horton

OWA at 40 Revisions 2-23-2013copyright 2013 Inge S. HortonIn the late 1960s, the Women's Movement in the Un...
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Jan 10,13

A theater party for OWA members to see the play about Architects by an OWA member.
Spring Friedlander

A.C.T. Presents a Play About Architects by OWA member Joanne WinshipFeb 1 - 19 and tickets are $10 off if orde...
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Dec 25,12

City College SF Chinatown Campus is offering a Revit Class
Eliza Hart

Classes for the Spring Semester begin on Monday January 14, 2013. Currently only 8 people signed up for this R...
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Dec 12,12

CASp Accessibility Training Certified Access Specialist Program - January 15, 16, 17 & 18, 2013
Gilda Puente-Peters

Gilda Puente-Peters Architects is offering a full three-day State and Federal Disabled Access training opportu...
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Dec 1,12

Owa Book Circle 2012 Report to Business Meeting of Oct 9
Wendy Bertrand

1. We are a group of eight who read and discuss books that link womens issues and architecture.Current members...
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Oct 10,12

Special Event October 13, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM: The Missing 32%, A Symposium on Women in Architecture
Eliza Hart

In the United States, women represent about 50% of students enrolled in architecture programs, but only 18% of...
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Oct 3,12

Serious articles about Women Architects on line
Wendy Bertrand

On Monday Sept 10, 2012: "The Incredible True Adventures of the Architectress in America," by Gabrielle Esperd...
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Sep 13,12

Seeking an Architecture professional, student, or professor for TV documentary in Xi'an, China
Spring Friedlander

listed in the ADPSR Arch, Designers, Planners for Social Responsibility email of 7 / 5 /12 Seen by Spring F...
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Aug 6,12

Aug 21st: Tour Kaiser Oakland Hospital Job Site
OWA Admin

For our August meeting, there will be a tour of the Kaiser Permanente Oakland Hospital construction site, near...
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Jul 29,12

2013 Rome Prize Competition
OWA Admin

[received from Caroline Jennings of the Rome Acamedy]American Academy in RomeRome Prize 2013www.aarome.org Com...
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Jul 12,12

CASp Accessibility Training August 27-30, 2012 - GPPA Architects
Gilda Puente-Peters

GPPA Architects is offering a CASp Accessibility Training in Novato, August 27, 28, 29 & 30, 2012This four fu...
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Jul 12,12

Design Competition: Cade Museum for Creativity + Invention
OWA Admin

[Dorrie Hipschman of the Cade Museum sends us this announcement]The Cade Museum for Creativity + Invention has...
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Jun 11,12

Arch Daily Infographic: Women in Architecture
OWA Admin

Member Kersten Fischer sends us this link (via HuffPost) to an Arch Daily Infographic showing a statistical br...
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May 14,12

CASp Accessibility Training June 4-7, 2012 - GPPA Architects
Gilda Puente-Peters

GPPA Architects is offering a CASp Accessibility Training in Fremont, June 4-7, 2012.This four full-day traini...
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Apr 29,12

Maria Christini Teleclass Beginning March 15th
OWA Admin

If you enjoyed Maria Christini's Presentation this last month you can participate in an extended 3-month Group...
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Mar 7,12

AZ Awards open for Submissions
OWA Admin

[from Hannah at AZ Azureonline]The second annual AZ AWARDS are open for submissions. After looking through you...
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Mar 6,12

Sandhya Sood to receive Joyce Award, Apr 19th
OWA Admin

OWA member Sandhya Sood will receive a Joyce Award on April 19th at the Joyce Gordon Gallery to honor her work...
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Feb 22,12

Kudos to the New Steeering Committee
Leslie Golden

Thanks for the new and improved email communication for the events! I impressed to be able to see who was att...
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Feb 20,12

Online from New Zealand
Wendy Bertrand

"New platform designed to raise visibility of women with architectural education from diverse backgrounds" per...
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Feb 18,12

Architects needed for ACE Mentoring program
Cameron White

The ACE Mentoring program is starting on February 8. We meet at the Kaiser Oakland Hospital Replacement jobsi...
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Jan 30,12

OWA Book Circle 2012
Wendy Bertrand

Invoice # 4 December 26, 2011 To: OWA treasurer, Judy Rowe From: OWA Book Circle facilitator, Wendy Bertrand...
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Dec 26,11

AIA Educational Facility Design Awards
OWA Admin

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Dec 14,11

Becoming Julia Morgan
OWA Admin

The Julia Morgan Project presents The acclaimed play by Belinda Taylor , directed by Barbara Oliver, featur...
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Dec 12,11

Planning for Signage
Joanne Winship

This article was submitted by signage consultant, James Woods Marshall, in hopes that it would assist designer...
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Nov 16,11

Golden Associates Announces New Senior Associate
Leslie Golden

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Oct 15,11

Discussion on Women in Architecture at AIA-SF
Pamela Wadsworth Goode

Not so sure about the title of the event, but thought some might be interested. See below,Ladies (and Gents) W...
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Oct 13,11

JOBS: UCSC AVC Job Post (Campus Architect)
Josephine L. Ortega

I want to share with OWA the following link. UCSC has never had a women in management at PP&C.I hope OWA membe...
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Oct 13,11

JOBS: Kansas State University seeks Head of the Department of Architecture
OWA Admin

[Received from R. Todd Gabbard at Kansas State University]Head, Department of ArchitectureThe College of Archi...
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Sep 28,11

Accessibility Seminar 2010 CBC Amendments & Overview of the 2010 ADA Standards - September 29, 2011
Gilda Puente-Peters

5- hour Seminar to get updated on the latest Federal and State Accessibility Codes.Date: September 29, 2011Par...
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Aug 11,11

CASp Accessibility Training Certified Access Specialist Program - September 7, 8, 9
Gilda Puente-Peters

Gilda Puente-Peters Architects is offering a full three-day State and Federal Disabled Access training opportu...
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Aug 11,11

Sign Up for ACE Mentoring
Cameron White

At the May Visioning Retreat, several sub-committees were formed. The sub-committee for Public Service was for...
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Aug 9,11

Job Hunter--Entry Level Designer, Design Assistant or Design Internship
Nina Blanco

Hi All,This post-college job hunt has been quite the adventure! I am an Academy of Art University graduate wit...
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Aug 9,11

OWA Public Service at Mosswood Park - Aug 26th
Cameron White

At the May Visioning Retreat, several sub-committees were formed. The sub-committee for Public Service was fo...
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Aug 8,11

Interviewees needed for "Open Building" an Architectural Website
Leslie Golden

My name is Katerina Vaseva and I'm an editor at OpenBuildings.com, a young and enthusiastic website about arch...
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Aug 1,11

Girl Talk: Marion Mahony Griffin and Frank Lloyd Wright
OWA Admin

[Josh Wallaert sends us a link to another article in Places Online Magazine]Hello again from Places [at] Desig...
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Jun 16,11

SEAT Launch Party is Thursday, June 23, 5:30-7:30 pm at Ft Mason
Joanne Winship

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Jun 15,11

What I Learned from Architect Barbie
OWA Admin

[Josh Wallaert sends us this link]Dear Directors of the Organization of Women Architects and Design Profession...
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Jun 13,11

JOBS: Senior Project Architect/CM in Marin County
Joanne Winship

A client is looking for a Senior Project Architect/CM in Marin County.They specialize in evaluation of design ...
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Jun 8,11

Lisa Kleissner on Impact Investing - Jun 7th
OWA Admin

Lisa Kleissner, architect and philanthropist, provides a presentation on investing for social and environmenta...
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May 14,11

CASp Accessibility Training Certified Access Specialist Program - May 25, 26, 27
Gilda Puente-Peters

Gilda Puente-Peters Architects is offering a full three-day State and Federal Disabled Access training opportu...
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Apr 27,11

Accessibility Seminar 2010 CBC Amendments & Overview of the 2010 ADA Standards - June 16
Gilda Puente-Peters

5- hour Seminar to get updated on the latest Federal and State Accessibility Codes.Date: June 16, 2011Part ...
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Apr 27,11

The Death + Life of Social Factors Conference Free at UCB starting April 29
Wendy Bertrand

I just heard about this great conference at UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design FREE the weekend start...
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Apr 20,11

"10 Words, 10 Images" March 10th at Women in Architecture Forum, AIA East Bay
Jamie Brown

Please join the AIA East Bay Women in Architecture Forum on Thursday, March 10th at 6:30pm for the third annua...
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Apr 1,11

Cortina Leather offering CEU accredited course on "Leather Technology", March 17
Eunide "Dede" Tave

Attention IIDA, ASID, IDC and IDEC Members Meryl Siegman, President & owner of Cortina Leather offering a CEU ...
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Mar 3,11

Topher Delaney Sponsers a Fundraiser - Mar 19th
OWA Admin

OWA's Topher Delaney will sponsor a Fundraiser for Rebuilding Together San Francisco with a piano concert by S...
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Feb 17,11

CALGreen Workshops in Navato - March 3
OWA Admin

[received in the OWA inbox] The U.S. Green Building Councils Redwood Empire Chapter presents two talks on Work...
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Feb 7,11

RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2011
OWA Admin

OWA members, its time to renew your membership in the OWA for 2011. If you haven't already renewed, Log in now...
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Jan 31,11

Rebecca Watkin 1913-2010
Mui Ho

One of our old members, Becky Watkin, just passed away this December. She has been one of the women pioneers ...
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Jan 28,11

What We're Up Against at Magic Theatre
OWA Admin

[Baruch Porras-Hernandez of SF's Magic Theatre sends along this invitation to the OWA]Hello OWAMy name is Baru...
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Jan 7,11

Women with T Squares - Feb 10th
OWA Admin

Book Presentation and signing with Inge S. HortonEarly Women Architects of the San Francisco Bay Area - The Li...
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Nov 22,10

Carolyne Orazi on Living Roofs in the GAB Report
OWA Admin

Somewhat old news, but Carolyne Orazi (former OWA steering committee member) has a great article on living ro...
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Nov 3,10

Gilda Does an Excellent Access Seminar
Leslie Allen

This is a review of the excellent disabled access seminar that OWA member Gilda Puente-Peters presented last S...
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Oct 28,10

Proposal for Women+Architecture Book Circle
Wendy Bertrand

Proposal for OWA/Design Professionals at next business meeting, October 19, 2010WOMEN + Architecture BOOK CIRC...
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Oct 27,10

Young Ladies with T-Squares - Nov 5th
OWA Admin

Young Ladies with T-Squares - San Francisco's Early Women Architects A Lecture and Booksigning with OWA's own ...
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Oct 26,10

Mapping the Cycles of Sanctuary: A Weekend Workshop with Topher Delaney - Oct 16 + 17
Topher Delaney

WORKSHOP INFORMATION: MAPPING THE CYCLES OF SANCTUARY: Field Notes for Constructing Sanctuary Through Drawin...
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Oct 6,10

Disabled Access Seminar - Oct 23rd
Gilda Puente-Peters

The OWA is offering a discounted training seminar for its members to fulfill the mission of the organization t...
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Sep 16,10

Hi! Need any digital renderings or virtual tours?
Mara Szabo

Just wanted to introduce myself and my company, www.marcszabo.comI am the President of the San Francisco branc...
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Sep 10,10

Lead for a small Project in Novato
Trace Kannel

I have a lead for a small project in Novato. Convert an existing Novato home into a assisted care facility. ...
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Sep 10,10

Exhibit Your Work for Free at the Architecture and the City Festival
Karlene Gullone

Once again this year, AIA San Francisco Chapter and the Organization of Women Architects and Design Profession...
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Sep 3,10

Julia Morgan Project Event - Aug 26th
Leslie Golden

Hello, Organization of Women Architects:Wed like to invite you to join us at the Commonwealth Club (map) in Sa...
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Aug 18,10

Sustainable Architecture: Paul Goldberger Interviews Richard Cook
OWA Admin

In the Aug 9th 2010 Online New Yorker, Paul Goldberger interviews Richard Cook about sustainable architecture....
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Aug 17,10

Exhibition: OWA Women Designers: Urban Vitality
OWA Admin

An Exhibition of the work of OWA members, presented in conjunction with the SFAIA Architecture and the City Fe...
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Aug 16,10

OWA Program: Constructed Wetlands - Aug 17th
OWA Admin

Why Wetlands? Landscape Integration of Constructed Wetlands presented by Kerry McWalter, PE.Location:AECOM150 ...
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Aug 9,10

Online 5-hour California Disabled Access Course
OWA Admin

CaliforniaArchitectCE.com is pleased to announce our new online course.To celebrate, we are offering this cour...
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Jul 26,10

OWA 2010 Retreat Registration
OWA Admin

The registration form for the OWA retreat at Westerbeke Ranch on Sept 24th-26th is now available. The retreat...
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Jul 23,10

OWA Mentorship Program Official Launch
Karlene Gullone

Hello Mentors and Mentees!Thanks for flushing out your profiles last month. The time has finally come to exch...
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Jul 22,10

Private Office in Oakland Urban Design Studio
Leslie Golden

Looking to share our URBAN DESIGN STUDIO in Oakland - www.UrbanDesignWest.com We have a multidisciplinary desi...
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Jul 3,10

Rome Prize 2011
OWA Admin

American Academy in RomeRome Prize 2011 Competition Deadline: 1 November 2010Extended Deadline: 15 November 20...
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Jun 29,10

Green Design Podcast with Dwell Magazine Editor
OWA Admin

PBS' Need to Know host Alison Stewart interviews Dwell Magazine Editor Aaron Britt in this podcast. Dwell Mag...
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Jun 2,10

Berkeley Department of Architecture: 100 years - the book
OWA Admin

Curator Waverly Lowell, librarian Elizabeth Byrne and archivist Betsy Frederick-Rothwell have just completed t...
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Jun 1,10

XVII Pan-American Bienal of Architecture, Quito, Ecuador
Gilda Puente-Peters

Nov 15th - 19th, 2010The XVII Pan-American Bienal of Architecture, Quito, Ecuador BAQ 2010 invites all design ...
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Jun 1,10

Hillsborough Historic Homes Tour - May 14th
Topher Delaney

Smell the Roses! Register for the Hillsborough Historic Homes Tour featuring design by Topher Delaney!5 Histor...
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May 7,10

Wright Marin Civic Center Lecture - June 5th
Deborah Vick

Marin County Civic Center on target to becoming a UNESCO World Heritage SiteWhat does the Marin County Civic C...
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May 7,10

$200 Work Station in Urban Design Studio
Leslie Golden

Looking to share our URBAN DESIGN STUDIO in Oakland - www.UrbanDesignWest.com We have a multidisciplinary desi...
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Apr 25,10

Certified Access Specialist TrainingProgram May 5 & 6
Gilda Puente-Peters

Gilda Puente-Peters will present a Certified Access Specialist TrainingProgram which will take place at the To...
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Apr 23,10

Elayne Muratet May - Passes Away
Leslie Golden

Elayne Francis Muratet May, cherished friend to many AWA members, passed suddenly on Tuesday, March 9th in Car...
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Apr 19,10

Call for Entries in Chicago Exhibit
Leslie Golden

a.DOT [architects Doing Other Things] Exhibit: a Chicago Women in Architecture event.This exhibition is an exp...
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Mar 16,10

Room for Rent in San Francisco
Shannon Devine

Please call me if you are interested. Close to public transit and no street cleaning. Do not have to worry abo...
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Mar 8,10

Berkeley dinners move to second Wednesdays of each month
Alicia Rosenthal

In order to prevent conflict with events of the Women in Architecture Committee of the East bay AIA, we will b...
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Mar 4,10

International Museum of Women - Call for Photography & More
OWA Admin

The International Museum of Women invites you to stop by to view and participate in their ongoing presentation...
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Mar 3,10

CWED to join OWA
Jacqueline Morgan

In Oct. I sent a letter about the Coalition of Women in Environmental Design based in Sacramento becoming a p...
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Feb 23,10

Berkeley second Thursdays - Change in time for March
Alicia Rosenthal

For the second Thursday in March we will meet at Gather restaurant at 7.30 PM.www.gatherrestaurant.comSee you ...
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Feb 13,10

Disabled Access: Continuing Education Course Feb 20
Gilda Puente-Peters

OWA member Gilda Puente-Peters will present a training course on disabled accessibility to meet California Sta...
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Feb 10,10

2nd Thursdays at Berkeley - New Venue
Alicia Rosenthal

For February 11, 7 PM we will experiment with a new venue: "Gather" at Allston and Oxford (Brower Center), con...
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Jan 28,10

Nice room in quiet, clean, art oriented home for rent. Call me if interested asap. Shannon 415 533 7332
Shannon Devine

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Jan 26,10

80% Federally Funded Program for new hires in Alameda County!
Leslie Golden

There is special funding from the Federal Government's ARRA (American Recovery and Re-investment Act), a new S...
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Jan 13,10

Mentors needed: ACE Mentoring Program starting in February 2010
Cameron White

ACE Mentoring (Architecture, Construction and Engineering) is a well-established and successful mentoring prog...
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Dec 20,09

Private Office for Rent in Urban Design Studio
Leslie Golden

Looking for the Right Professional Mix IN URBAN DESIGN STUDIO in Oakland - www.UrbanDesignWest.com - Our Arc...
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Dec 20,09

Lecture in AIA, SF by Sandya Sood, 1 December 2009 noon to 1pm
Mui Ho

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2009 at NOON to 1 pm AIA San Francisco130 Sutter Street, Suite 600 San Francisco INTER...
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Nov 23,09

OWA 2009 General Meeting - Oct 20th
OWA Admin

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL CURRENT OWA MEMBERS:Your vote (in person or by mail) is needed! Please check your emai...
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Oct 26,09

OWA Structure and Behavior
Wendy Bertrand

Organizational Structure and BehaviorSome members might feel relieved that the bylaws have been overhauled, bu...
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Oct 26,09

Results of 2009 General Meeting on Oct 20
Leslie Allen

Thank you to all members who attended the meeting or sent in their proxy ballots. We did achieve a quorum for...
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Oct 26,09

Disabled Access: Continuing Education Course, Oct 24th, Saturday
OWA Admin

OWA member Gilda Puente-Peters will present a training course on disabled accessibility to meet California Sta...
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Sep 10,09

Tour: Laguna Honda Hospital Replacement Project Oct. 1
Joanne Winship

The tour will be led by Sheila Riley, AIA, LEED AP, of Anshen and Allen, architects for the project and Ron Wi...
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Aug 19,09

OWA/AIASF Architecture and the City Exhibition and Reception
OWA Admin

Exhibition: OWA: Building in the CitySeptember 1-30, 2009(Runs in conjunction with the AIASF Architecture in t...
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Aug 13,09

Architectural Review Board Volunteer Position in Palo Alto
Carolyne Orazi

The Palo Alto City Council is seeking applications for the Architectural Review Board from persons interested ...
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Aug 1,09

OWA Panel Discussion: Women In Green - Aug 18th
OWA Admin

The OWA will host a panel discussion on Tuesday, August 18, which will focus on women leading in sustainable d...
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Jul 21,09

Rome Prize 2010
OWA Admin

The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the Rome Prize competition. One of the leading overseas...
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Jul 14,09

Interior Desinger moving to SF
Jocelyn Roach

Hi,I recently finished my interior design degree in Boston MA and am moving to SF in October. I am excited abo...
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May 29,09

1st Annual AWA LA Symposium May 17th
OWA Admin

The association for women in architecture los lngeles (a.w.a.) and its foundation (a.w.a.f.) are presenting th...
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May 6,09

The GAB Report: Mignon O'Young's New Blog
OWA Admin

OWA Member Mignon O'Young has just begun a blog devoted to Green Architecture and Building called the GAB Repo...
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Apr 29,09

You Are Invited to the OWA AIA Convention Reception - Apr 30th
OWA Admin

The OWA Steering Committee and Event Committee are hosting a no fee reception on Thursday, 30 April from 5...
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Apr 27,09

Presentation Submissions: OWA Reception - April 30th
OWA Admin

Per a majority approval by our general membership, the OWA Steering Committee and Event Committee will be host...
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Apr 27,09

Calling women architects - focus groups during AIA Convention
OWA Admin

Please join us, and please forward to the architects in your network, especially women:During AIA Convention 2...
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Apr 27,09

AIA Architecture and the City Festival Submissions- May 8th
OWA Admin

The submission deadline for design entries in the AIA Architecture and the City Festival is May 8th. The Fest...
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Apr 24,09

Back by Popular Demand! Disabled Access Course
OWA Admin

OWA member Gilda Puente-Peters will again present a training course on disabled accessibility to meet Californ...
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Apr 24,09

Urban Design Studio - Need Space?
Leslie Golden

We are looking to share our 3,200 sf office with other design professionals. We have a private office $450(14...
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Mar 17,09

2009 Eleanore Pettersen Lecture - Cooper Union, April 2
OWA Admin

THE 2009 ELEANORE PETTERSEN LECTUREWomen's Work is Never DoneA lecture by Billie Tsien, AIAArchitect, New York...
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Mar 17,09

Disabled Access: Continuing Education Course, April 4th, Saturday
Mui Ho

OWA member Gilda Puente-Peters will present a training course on disabled accessibility to meet California Sta...
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Mar 16,09

new interior design website!
Jocelyn Roach

Hi. My firm has just launched a new website for interior design. Please check it out and feel free to pass it ...
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Dec 4,08

Victorian House Tour 19 October 2008
Mui Ho

Victorian Alliance annual house tour in San Francisco on October 19,2008 is coming up. The tour will includ...
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Oct 10,08

Rome Prize 2009
OWA Admin

The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the Rome Prize competition. One of the leading overseas...
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Sep 29,08

A Visit With Julia Morgan Sept 26th
Marda Quon Stothers

Greetings from Belfast! I am announcing a fun event at my home church in Oakland, a Julia Morgan design on Co...
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Sep 9,08

2008 OWA Retreat Details
OWA Webmaster

Details about the 2008 OWA Retreat and the downloadable application are now available on the Retreat Page....
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Jul 31,08

Birth of the Cool at the Oakland Musuem thru Aug 17th
OWA Admin

Not to be missed: Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury...
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Jul 25,08

Early Careers in Architecture: OWA Panel Presentation, July 29th
OWA Admin

Join us for this panel presentation by OWA members on their first decade practicing Architecture. The panel wi...
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Jul 24,08

Al Gore at West Coast Green Sept 25-27
Marda Quon Stothers

I have just received this email flyer about the West Coast Green 2008 builidng conference in San Jose, Septemb...
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Jul 18,08

AIA Diversity Recognition Program
OWA Admin

American Institute of Architects Diversity Recognition ProgramThis program celebrates and invites the contribu...
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Jun 25,08

OWA Member CAMMY WHITE performs Saturday the 21st
Suzanne Stewart

Cammy White is singing with Larry Pines, a fabulous pianist, along with the other former Con Alma ladies (yes,...
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Jun 19,08

2nd Architectural Tour: Cathedral of Christ the Light
Judith Rodden

-- from Teri Galindo, SOMPlace: Cathedral of Christ the Light, Grand Ave at Lake MerrittDate: Tues, June 17, 2...
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Jun 16,08

AIA East Bay: Anne Fougeron; Building Houses, Not Keeping Them
OWA Webmaster

You are all invited, as are your friends and coworkers, to a jointly hosted AIAEB and OWA Program: Anne Fouger...
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Jun 2,08

Architectural Tour: Cathedral of Christ the Light
Judith Rodden

-- from Teri Galindo, SOMPlace: Cathedral of Christ the Light, Grand Ave at Lake MerrittDate: Tues, May 20, 20...
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Apr 17,08

Cooper Union's Petterson Lecture: Elizabeth Wright Ingraham
OWA Admin

2008 ELEANORE PETTERSEN LECTUREThe Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper UnionElizabeth Wright ...
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Apr 10,08

Window films for security
Lisa Kramer

I am working on a ground floor commercial project with street level windows. The windows are located in a ver...
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Apr 2,08

XVI Pan-American Biennale of Architecture, Quito-Ecuador BAQ 2008
Gilda Puente-Peters

The XVI Pan-American Biennale of Architecture, Quito-Ecuador BAQ 2008 invites all design professionals to part...
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Apr 1,08

JOBS: Topher Delaney-Seam Studios SF
OWA Admin

From:Rafi AjlT. Delaney - Seam Studios600 Illinois St @ MariposaSan Francisco, CA 94107o: 415-621-9899 x100f: ...
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Mar 31,08

WIA Round table discussion: Make the Best Use of Your Time
Stacy Webb

Please join the Women in Architecture Forum Thursday March 13th at 6:00pm for an informal round table discussi...
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Mar 10,08

Darlene Jang on Architecture: Nurturing the Human Spirit
OWA Admin

Presentation Feb 21st from 6:00-7:30 w/ refreshments and networkingat AIA EB 1405 Clay Street, Oakland Darlene...
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Feb 19,08

Welcome to the OWA Forum!
OWA Admin

This is our first attempt at an in-house message board. The Forum is organized around topics that OWA members ...
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Jan 8,08





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