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Rosa Sheng, AIA, chairperson of the Missing 32% Project
John Lee Rosa Sheng, AIA

Meet Rosa Sheng, AIA, the woman at the helm of Equity by Design (EQxD), an AIA San Francisco committee formerly known as The Missing 32% Project). Not only is she a tireless advocate for gender and racial equity in the architectural profession, she is also a senior associate at Bohlin Cywinski Jackson's San Francisco office. In this episode, Sheng discusses how she overcame her fear of public speaking, returning to the workplace after becoming a mother, why she almost left the profession—but didn't—and how she attempts to achieve the impossible: work–life balance.


Episode 8: Rosa Sheng on Work, Life, and Balance. [SoundCloud] + [iTunes]

This episode was produced by Hallie Busta, Austin Heller, Lauren Honesty, and Wanda Lau.

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