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Lisa Bate

Regional Managing Principal, North America, B+H Architects

Lisa Bate is the Regional Managing Principal, North America of B+H Architects, a leading Canadian architectural, planning, interior design & landscape architectural global practice with offices in Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, Seattle, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City and Dubai. From 2012 to 2015, Lisa spent 3 ½ years as B+H’s Managing Principal, Shanghai and Executive Vice President, Asia. Lisa joined B+H in 2007 following B+H’s acquisition of the operations of Six Degrees Architecture and Design with practices in Canada and China where she held the position of President since 1991.
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How To Break Architecture's Glass Ceiling: Start At Home

Many traditionally male-dominated industries in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are implementing new policies and actively trying to attract women to the field. Finding a sustainable work-life balance as a professional woman is a struggle many face, regardless of industry. But the attitude towards women in architecture needs to shift to remove barriers to success, increase diversity in leadership and motivate the industry to design for a better future.
06/17/2016 06:49 EDT