Claire Forest, Ena Dubnoff, Inga Rose, Lynn Paxton, Margo Heymann, Margo Siegel, Mary Nastanero, and Shelly Kappe begin by taking questions from the audience on design process, hierarchy in business, and differences between sexes. But the question and answer format gives way to a general debate, with men and women in the audience offering extended remarks. Questions of the reality of discrimination, and over-compensation to combat it, generates lively comment.
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Discussion among panelists regarding their educational and professional backgrounds. There was further discussion regarding the AIA’s (American Institute of Architecture) recent publication regarding the incorporation of women into architecture. They discussed current political topics, such as Affirmative Action and the Women’s Liberation Movement. They discussed current social norms within the profession of architecture and methods by which they deal with the issues associated.
Shelly Kappe moderates a panel consisting of Lynn Paxton, Claire Forest, Margo Siegel, Inga Rose, Ena Dubnoff, Margo Heymann, and Mary Nastanero, who discuss their experiences in architecture and their educational and professional backgrounds. They review the difficulties women faced in architecture in the past. They comment on the change in societal norms, politics, and economics from their student days and the present. The panelists show and briefly discuss examples of their professional work. This video cuts off Heymann mid-presentation.