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Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation Honors HOK for Leadership in Advancing Careers of Women in the Building Industry

February 24, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2015—HOK will receive the Foundation Award at the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation’s inaugural Leadership Awards Gala on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in New York City. The award recognizes HOK’s leadership in expanding opportunities…

Record Number of Female First-Year Students Join Canada’s Top-Ranked Engineering School

January 28, 2015 - in Corporate

Women now account for 30.6 per cent of first-year students in U of T Engineering programs: a record for the Faculty and a number that surpasses all other…

Vienna Redesigns Transportation to Accommodate Women

September 22, 2013 - in Transportation

In 1999, city planners asked residents to fill out a survey about how they use public transportation, and found stark gender divides in how people spent…

India Examines Better Urban Planning to Make Cities Safer for Women

December 28, 2012 - in Uncategorized

The recent gangrape and assault of a 23-year-old woman in the city of New Delhi has turned into a watershed moment of sorts for India. New Delhi has been rocked by massive protests with college students, housewives, working women taking to the streets, braving…