“I Was Asked to Stand” educates and empowers us to understand the cause and possible solutions to the disparity in the lack of representation, documentation, and acknowledgement of the great works of women and diverse designers. Pascale’s presentation focuses on the history of the problems, how we can proactively change architecture and design, and future aspiration to continue the fight for equality.
November 12 / 5:30 pm
$10 / Advance registration required
About the Presenter
Pascale Sablan, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP, With over 13 years of experience, she has been on the team for a variety of mixed-use, commercial, cultural & residential projects in the U.S., Saudi Arabia, India, Azerbaijan, & UAE. Currently a Senior Associate at S9ARCHITECTURE in New York. Pascale is the 315th living African-American female registered architect in the US. She is an architect, mentor, intrapreneur & advocates to advance architecture for the betterment of society, bring visibility and voice to the issues concerning women and diverse designers.
She is the Founder & Executive Director of Beyond the Built Environment, positioned to uniquely address the inequitable disparities in architecture by providing a holistic platform aimed to support numerous stages of the architecture pipeline. She has been awarded the 2018 Pratt Alumni Achievement Award, the NOMA Prize for Excellence in Design and Building Design + Construction 40 Under 40; featured on the cover of the September 2017 issue. Pascale is a 2018 AIA Young Architects Award Recipient and was featured in the Council of Tall Building & Urban Habitat Research Paper, in the same company as Zaha Hadid. Mrs. Sablan holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Pratt Institute and a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University. Pascale has given lectures at Colleges and Universities all over the US; cultural institutions such as the United Nations and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.