The 2022 WxLA Scholars have been announced

WxLA – an advocacy initiative focused on gender justice in landscape architecture – announced the 2022 WxLA Scholars on October 3. The purpose of this award is to aid in the professional development and success of emerging and mid-career leaders in our profession by covering the costs associated with attendance at the 2022 Conference on Landscape Architecture in San Francisco (Nov. 11-14). The award will cover the cost of full registration for the conference and provide a housing and airfare stipend. 

An incredible jury Patricia Algara, Steven Chavez, Maggie Hansen, Kendra Hyson, Marc Miller and Sandra Nam Cioffi) selected eight deserving scholars out of a pool of talented nominees.

The 2022 WxLA Scholars

Magdalena A. Aravena, Denver, Colorado

Isra Fakhruddin, Chicago, Illinois

Tristan Fields, Seattle, Washington

Joni Hammons, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Sandy Meulners, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Lys Divine Ndemeye, Vancouver, British Columbia

Breanna Robles, New York, New York

Wanqin Su, Seattle, Washington

WxLA will celebrate the scholars on November 11, 2022, 5-7pm at Pier One in San Francisco. At the WxLA Happy Hour, guests can expect to share in food, drinks and gender-just joy – and toast the 2022 scholars! All ticket proceeds will be matched by lead sponsor Landscape Forms. 

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