Principal, Lecturer Arbolope Studio, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, Missouri
Dive into three distinct Latina-led firms and candidly explore the firms’ origin stories, setbacks, big breaks, and personal moments of opposition and triumph that led to founding and running design-forward, empathetic, and mission-based firms. These practices range from small to large, showcasing the leadership that exists in the Latinx community.
Understand the ways in which a practice built on passion and understanding of others can be a catalyst for social change.
Identify the importance of Latina and immigrant representation in the design profession.
Connect with other Latinas in landscape architecture and create a networking platform.
Motivate Latinas and other individuals from underrepresented communities to step into leadership roles.