Judith Deena Hochberg Edelman
(1923 - 2014)
Judith Deena Hochberg Edelman was active/lived in New York. Judith Edelman is known for architectural design.
Biography Judith Deena Hochberg Edelman
Following is The New York Times obituary of Judith Edelman.
Judith Edelman, Architect, 91, Is Dead; Firebrand in a Male-Dominated Field
By DOUGLAS MARTIN
OCT. 18, 2014
At the outset of her architecture career, potential employers often told her, "We don't hire girls."
At the 1974 national convention of the American Institute of Architects in San Francisco, Judith Edelman presented data showing that 1.2 percent of registered architects in the United States were women. Only coal miners and steelworkers, she suggested, counted a lower proportion.
These survey results, she said, "clearly demonstrate that the alleged grievances are not all in the heads of some paranoid chicks." She then
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