Structural Engineers Association of New York

Professional Women in the World of Construction Panel in NYC on the evening of Thursday, March 10, 2016

16 Feb 2016 2:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Thursday, March 10, 2016

5:30 to 7:30 pm @ The Library of General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen ( at 20W 44th St in New York City

The New York-Northeast Chapter of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) and the Deep Foundations Institute’s (DFI) Women in Deep Foundations Technical Committee are co-hosting a Reception and Panel Discussion on Professional Women in the World of Construction.

Confirmed panelists are: 

  • Dr. Liesl Folks the Dean of Engineering of the University at Buffalo
  • Mr. Ramon Gilsanz founding partner of GMS (EERI subscribing member), Chair of the 2014 NYC Building Code Technical Committee, and Director of EERI-NYNE chapter
  • Ms. Mary-Jane Augustine, Partner of Construction Law at McCarter-English, LLP
  •  Aspa Zerva, Professor at Drexel University, lead member of the NSF program ENHANCE for career of women in earthquake engineering, and Director of EERI-NYNE chapter.

The event will be moderated by Dr. Sissy Nikolaou of MRCE (EERI subscribing member), Director of EERI and President of the NYNE chapter, and Ms. Helen Robinson of Schnabel Engineering, Chair of the DFI Women in Deep Foundations Technical Committee

There is no cost to attend the event, but reservations are required – please RSVP to

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