Diverse City: How Equitable Design and Development Will Shape Urban Futures

Diverse City: How Equitable Design and Development Will Shape Urban Futures

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Location: Harvard Graduate School of Design
Speaker(s): Kimberly Dowdell

19th Annual John T. Dunlop Lecture

Kimberly Dowdell, AIA, NOMA, NCARB, SEED, LEED AP BD+C
Partner, Century Partners
President, National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA)
Lecturer, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan

Kimberly Dowdell has designed or managed over $100 million in assets as a licensed architect, a real estate project manager, and a city government official. Her career with major architectural and real estate firms in Washington, D.C. and New York coupled with her tenure working with the City of Detroit have rounded out Kimberly’s experience as an equitable development professional. Kimberly is a native of Detroit, a partner in the firm Century Partners, and a lecturer at the University of Michigan. Kimberly earned a Bachelor of Architecture at Cornell University's College of Architecture, Art and Planning, where she currently serves on the Cornell University Council and Alumni Trustee Nominating Committee. Her graduate degree is from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where she earned a Mid-Career Master of Public Administration as a Sheila C. Johnson Leadership Fellow in the Center for Public Leadership.

Harvard Graduate School of Design
Piper Auditorium, 6:30 pm
Free and open to the public