WOMEN IN PLANNING: THE ROAD TO FAICP

Friday, March 1, 2019

Female planners only comprise of 22 percent of the FAICP college of fellows membership within APA. While there is a gradual increase in the number of female nominations and inductees throughout recent years, the current gender disparity of membership is alarming.The AICP College of Fellows program, which began in 1998 to “recognize planners whose career exhibits excellence,” is regarded as the highest honor the AICP bestows upon a member. Join the APA Women & Planning Division for a lively discussion highlighting the importance of supporting, amplifying, and inducting more influential women planners into the FAICP class. A panel of distinguished women planners will discuss the importance of FAICP, the rigorous nominations process, the importance of nominating women, will share their own experiences in creating submissions as well as what the experience was like to be inducted into the College of Fellows. Panelists will provide key insights to strong nominations, when in your career to consider applying and the importance of telling a strong story in the nominations application. (Corrin Hoegen Wendell, AICP; Breanne Rothstein, AICP; Carissa Slotterback, FAICP; Libby Tyler, FAICP; Silvia E. Vargas, AICP LEED AP; , panelists) 


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WOMEN IN PLANNING: EMERGING LEADERS FROM ACADEMIA TO PLANNING PRACTICE

Friday, July 27, 2018

New planners at the beginning of their careers can have a significant impact to the way we think about tough and intriguing issues in the planning field. Join the APA Women & Planning Division for an exciting and inspiring discussion focused on highlighting Division student members from planning programs from across the country and internationally! A panel of recent graduate and early career planners will discuss their research and project work, focused on equity, infrastructure and mobility constraints, environmental issues, and transportation barriers, and will share their own experiences and stories. See how each has found interesting ways to make their mark on the planning profession, and learn about the topics of most concern and interest to the next generation of planners. This moderated panel will allow the audience to participate through live polling and interactive questions. (Corrin Hoegen Wendell, AICP; Andrea Clark; Genevieve Pearthree; Carrie Sauer; Yemeserach Taddele, panelists) 

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WOMEN IN PLANNING: GUIDING EMERGING PROFESSIONALS

Friday, December 15, 2017

As the percentage of women entering the planning profession increases and gains a firm foothold in the doorway of success, they are reaching back to the next generation and welcoming them through that open door. Join the APA Women and Planning Division for an exciting and inspiring discussion focused on your most pressing career questions and what seasoned planners wished they would have known. Find out the benefits of working in the public or private sector, skills employers are really looking for, and walk away with strategies for getting hired and succeeding in the first year on the job. A panel of top female professionals from early, mid, and seasoned careers will discuss a wide range of important topics including career growth and development, how to gain a valuable planning network, and share their own experiences and stories. This moderated panel will allow the audience to participate in this important dialogue through the use of live polling technology and interactive questions. (Corrin Hoegen Wendell, AICP; Jahnee Prince, AICP; Breanne Rothstein, AICP; Olivia Dorow-Hovland, panelists) 

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WOMEN IN PLANNING: LEADERSHIP & EMPOWERMENT

Friday, June 2, 2017

The Women and Planning Division hosted an exciting and inspiring conversation focused on leadership and empowerment within the workplace. This webinar provided an opportunity for female planning professionals to learn more about the fundamentals of becoming an effective leader, strategies for advancement within your career and how to create a culture of supporting and empowering other female leaders. A panel of experienced female professionals discussed a wide range of important topics including career growth and development, how to gain a valuable planning network, and shared their own experiences and stories. (Corrin Hoegen Wendell, AICP; Kimberly Albano; Monica Tibbits-Nutt, AICP, LEED AP, BD+C, panelists)

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INCLUSIVE PLANNING FOR AGING & LIVABLE COMMUNITIES

November 10, 2015

How do planners create livable, age-friendly communities? And what role does gender play when creating and implementing these plans? This webinar focuses on the results of the "Planning through a Gender Lens: Inclusive Planning for Aging and Livable Communities" research study, a collaboration between Dr. Mildred Warner of the Cornell University Women's Planning Forum and APA's Planning and Women Division. Research was funded by a grant from the APA Divisions Council.

Recognizing that the realities of women's day-to-day lives have major implications for the planning field, the key aim of the research was to gather information about the extent to which planners consider gender in their practice, considered in the context of well-established planning practices for aging communities. This session explores those questions and the results of the survey, and frames the implications and opportunities for planners in their everyday practice. (Mildred Warner, PhD; Amanda Micklow, AICP; Alice Walkup, AICP, panelists)

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WOMEN AND TRANSPORTATION PLANNING: UNDERSTANDING GENDER ISSUES

March 7, 2014

In March 2014, we partnered with the Transportation Planning Division to host a lively discussion on the issues faced by women in mobility around the world. Our three planning experts discussed transportation finance, policy, and use through a gender lens: from the financial backbone of policy development, women in leadership roles and networks for women, to healthy & safe mobility by bike and on foot.