Lenore Janis, president of Professional Women in Construction (PWC), welcomed Maria I. Wilpon, AIA associate, AECOM's director of education, to the board of directors of Professional Women in Construction (PWC). A trusted advisor in the higher education field, Wilpon heads the education market strategies for AECOM in the Americas.
“Maria is known and highly respected throughout the industry and in the higher education arena. Her quick mind, her immense experience and her commitment to helping emerging professionals make her the ideal PWC board member. We are delighted to have her join our dedicated team,” said Janis.
“PWC promotes the goals of achievement and equality that have guided me throughout my career. I am impressed by the calibre and diversity of the board and all PWC members and thrilled to be able to help the association’s ongoing expansion and development,” Wilpon said.
With a career that spans more than 25 years, Wilpon’s areas of expertise include helping and supporting colleges and universities to identify challenges and develop innovative and sustainable solutions to fiscal planning, campus wide and facility specific issues. An award-winning architect, she is a board member and council member of the Society of College and University Planning (SCUP), a member of The National Association College Universities Business Officers (NACUBO), Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), and the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
PWC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the nontraditional fields of construction and such related areas as architecture, engineering and real estate development. Founded in 1980, PWC now has six chapters spread throughout the northeast from New England to Florida.
For information, call 212/486-7745 or visit www.pwcusa.org/ny.