Gender and Planning Week

DUSP Women is happy to announce the Gender & Planning Speaker Series! For more information on any of these events, please contact Jody Pollock at


Monday, March 18th

5-7 pm in the Stella Room (7-338)

Better Jobs, Pay and Work Lives for Women: A Policy Agenda

Ann Markusen

Professor Emerita & Director of the Project on Regional & Industrial Economics at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs

co-sponsored by DUSP



Wednesday, March 20th

12:30 - 2pm in 10-401

Women in Planning: Professional Development Roundtable

Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción

Suzanne Lee, Boston City Council

Laurie Pessah, Toole Design Group

Brett Piercy, Economic Development Research Group

co-sponsored by the DUSP Professional Development Office


5-7pm in DUSP Commons

Planning as a Heterosexist Project

Michael Frisch

Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + Design at the University of Missouri - Kansas City

co-sponsored and organized by SPURS and QuBE 




Thursday, March 21st

5-7pm in 10-485

Women and Public Transportation: Exploring the relationship between gender inequality and transit space

Amy Dunckel-Graglia

PhD Candidate at SUNY Stony Brook, NY

co-sponsored by IDG and TRANSPORTATION@MIT