Architecture & Engineering: A Woman’s Work Is Never Done | Lillie B. Crowder | TEDxDeerPark

Lillie takes you through her journey as the only African American and only woman in a male dominated field during the Civil Right era. Listen to her story of perseverance, determination, and success in the face of adversity.

Lillie B.Crowder received a B.S. in Architectural Engineering in 1958 from South Carolina State College. Lillie was the first woman employed as an Assistant Architect in residence at New York City -Central Board of Education Headquarters. She held key roles in the planning and development of Bronx Coop City, Bronx and Starret City, Brooklyn. She also served as the Senior Project Liaison for the housing-educational complex IS 89 at Battery Park City.

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