margot taule

(58# Dominican Republic) Margot Taule: Why she kicks ass

  •  She was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in 1920 and passed away in 2008.
  • She was an architect-engineer.
  • She was the first woman to become a registered professional engineer and architect in the Dominican Republic in around 1948.
  • She has made very significant contributions to the academic development of the engineering and architecture profession in Dominican Republic; taking on roles such as Professor and Dean School of Architecture and Engineering and Distinguished Professor.
  • She was a founder of Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña (a private university); in UNPHU she worked as a professor in civil engineering in the architecture and mathematics department.
  • in 2003 she was elected President on the university.
  • She was responsible for the structural design of the building that houses the Dominican National Congress, it is still in use today.

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