Structural Engineers Association of New York
Structural Engineering, Engagement and Equity: The 2018 NCSEA SE3 Survey Executive Report
November 27, 2018
6:15PM - 8:00PM
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
Presented By: Jennifer Pazdon, PE and Lauren Francis
Jennifer Anna Pazdon, P.E., SEAoNY Diversity Committee Co-Chair
Jennifer is a licensed structural engineer in NY with over 13 years of experience in design of structures. She received her Bachelors from Carnegie Mellon University and her Masters from Princeton University where her studies focused on aesthetics, efficiency, and economy in structural design. After working as a structural engineering consultant in NYC and SE Asia, in 2016 she joined Cast Connex to open the NYC office and provide engineering, design-assist, and client-collaboration support.
Jennifer is a Director of SEAoNY, founding Chair of the Diversity Committee, and member of the NCSEA Structural Engineering and Engagement Committee. She has lectured around the country on steel castings and the work of the NCSEA SE3 Committee.
Lauren Francis, SEAoNY Diversity Committee Member
Lauren received her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Ohio Wesleyan University. Her studies focused on Neuroscience, specifically Psychopharmacology, examining the relationship between MAOA gene activity levels and Antisocial Personality Disorder. After graduation, Lauren spent a year as an AmeriCorps member, working with Boys Hope Girls Hope, a holistic non-profit that works to improve the lives of academically motivated children in underserved communities.
Lauren joined Thornton Tomasetti in 2015. After wearing several hats at this organization, she settled into her role as Business Development Coordinator. Lauren is currently working as a liaison between business functions and IT. She is also a member of Thornton Tomasetti’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee, Green Champions, and Women@TT, as well as the NCSEA Structural Engineering and Engagement Committee (SE3) and the SEAoNY Diversity Committee.
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1 PDH Credits will be offered (pending)
Advanced registration closes 4:00pm November 26, 2018
Registration opens at 5:45pm. Seminar begins promptly at 6:15pm
For SEAoNY members, registration is $25 in advance or $35 at the door.
For non-members, registration is $40 in advance or $50 at the door.For student members, registration is $5.
The event will take place at the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place.
The YMG is hosting a "Recap & Rewind" session immediately after this lecture!
Location: The Malt House (206 Thompson St)
This networking series hosted by the Young Members was piloted in 2017 to help form a sense of community amongst SEAoNY members. It's a chance to continue discussion from the lecture while expanding your professional network. All seminar attendees are welcome. For questions about the "Recap & Rewind" session or other YMG events, please email seaonyYM@gmail.com.
SEAoNY’s Holiday Party!
Come celebrate the holidays with SEAoNY’s new Young Members Group! Event will be hosted on Thursday, Dec 6th from 7:00-9:00pm at Brendan’s Bar and Grill (42 W 35th St, New York, NY). Festive dress is encouraged. Tickets include a 2 hour open bar and passed appetizers. We hope to see you all there!
This is 21+ event. Valid ID will be required to attend.
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-- SEAoNY Member* ($35)
-- Non-Member ($60)
*Members must log in to their SEAoNY accounts to receive membership discount on registration.
Please note tickets will be available at the door for $40 for a SEAoNY Member and $65 for a non-member, cash only, and space may be limited. It is highly recommended to register in advance.
Questions about the event? Please email seaonyYM@gmail.com
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