In December, Kimberly Dowdell ’06 will become the first Black female president of the American Institute of Architects. According to the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, only 1.8 percent of licensed architects in the U.S. are Black, and less than .05 percent of these architects are Black women.
November 16, 2023
New York Times | A Black Woman’s Rise in Architecture Shows How Far Is Left to Go
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