WIPP NP Nancy Goshow Named to the TIAW World of Difference List for 2010
Friday, September 3, 2010
For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Mary Schnack
GOSHOW NAMED OUTSTANDING WOMAN IN THE BUILDING INDUSTRY
New York, NY (September 1, 2010) – Nancy Aber Goshow, AIA, LEED AP founding partner of Goshow Architects, was named to The International Alliance of Women (TIAW) World of Difference 100 list for 2010.
Goshow was honored for her efforts in educating and mentoring up-and-coming architects and women entrepreneurs in the predominantly white male industry. She is co-chair of the Women in Architecture Committee of the New York Chapter of the AIA, a founder of the Women Builders Council of New York, and a member of Women Construction Owners & Executives (WCOE) and the Women Presidents' Organization (WPO). She also is a national founding partner and Co-Chair of the Energy and Environment Committee for Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), where she leads a number of seminars helping mentor women entering the federal government marketplace.
The TIAW awards program honors women who have made an impact on the economic empowerment of women through a wide range of endeavors. Each year TIAW honors up to 100 award recipients from throughout the world who have made a difference to the economic empowerment of women by naming them to the TIAW World of Difference 100 list.
Through the Eugene M. Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia University, Goshow mentors women MBA students in launching their new businesses. She also uses her knowledge of architecture, design, business development and small business strategy to improve access for women-owned businesses to contracts with federal, state and local governments through her active involvement with women's organizations.
Goshow Architects is one of the largest woman-owned full service architectural firms in New York City. Established in 1978, the 40-person practice is a leading expert of green design, particularly for the public sector including higher educational facilities and public K-12 schools.