Month: August 2014

9/9/14 Levitated Launch

Have you heard of the Levitated Toy Factory? “A future forward green renovation project—affectionately dubbed the Levitated Toy Factory. On September 9th, Levitated launches as a digital fabrication + software startup.” Head over to the Levitated Toy Factory September 9th

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Dream, Girl

Check out this fun Kickstarter project! “Dream, Girl is a documentary film redefining what it means to be a boss by telling the stories of female entrepreneurs.” https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dreamgirl/dream-girl-the-documentary

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Who Talks Over Whom

Some thought provoking articles, looking at how much less women interrupt in a male -dominated environment: How to Get Ahead as a Woman in Tech: Interrupt Men http://www.slate.com/blogs/lexicon_valley/2014/07/23/study_men_interrupt_women_more_in_tech_workplaces_but_high_ranking_women.html Boys Learn to Interrupt. Girls Learn to Shut Up. http://www.slate.com/blogs/lexicon_valley/2014/08/14/child_interruption_study_boys_learn_to_interrupt_girls_as_young_as_4_years.html

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WiD:NM “An Evening with Cynthia Shultz”

Join us for another great presentation – WiD:NM “An Evening with Cynthia Schultz” Wednesday, September 24th at 5:30pm, APS K-8 School construction site tour and discussion with Cynthia, president of Bradbury Stamm Construction. We look forward to seeing you there!

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First Ever WiD:NM Coffee Talks!

We are excited to announce our first ever WiD:NM Coffee Talks – Thursday, September 18th at 7:00am at Zendo, 413 2nd St SW. Come support local businesses in Downtown Albuquerque and let’s get back to our WiD:NM roots. At our

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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

2014 Local Food Festival and Field Day – Sunday, October 12th, 11am-4pm at Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd SW 87105 WiD:NM’s Volunteer Day last year was spent volunteering at this festival. Though we are working with Habitat for Humanity this

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Influential Women in Design

“At that moment appeared a brilliant Beaux-Arts–educated architect—a woman, well-connected, meticulous, and fearless.” The American Institute of Architects Board of Directors recently announced the 2014 AIA Gold Medal winner as Julia Morgan, FAIA. This recognition is unusual as it was awarded posthumously,

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Volunteer Teachers Needed!

Another volunteer opportunity for anyone interested in being an assistant teacher. Some volunteer architects will be teaching Architecture and Design at Eubank School. Classes are once a week from 8:00 am-9:10 am starting Sept. 25 and the session will last

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WiD: NM August Happy Hour

It’s that time again! Come join us at Hotel Parq Central this Thursday 8/14 starting at 5:30 for drinks, snacks and great conversation! Everyone is welcome!

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Smart Girls

A platform of encouragement and support for girls of all ages and backgrounds, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls at the Party is a fantastic website! Through blogs, DIY activities, and resources for fun events around the country, Smart Girls is helping

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