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In Texas, How Black Women Hope To Diversify The Architecture Field03:39
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Devanne Pena was surprised to discover she is set to be one of three registered black female architects in Austin. That lack of diversity is an issue being tackled by UT Austin's School of Architecture. (Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUT)
Devanne Pena was surprised to discover she is set to be one of three registered black female architects in Austin. That lack of diversity is an issue being tackled by UT Austin's School of Architecture. (Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUT)
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When you think of architecture, you probably think about the style and functionality of a building.

You may not always think about the people who drew up the plans. But their perspectives can help shape the way our cities look.

Syeda Hasan from Here & Now contributor KUT reports on how African-American women are hoping to diversify the field of architecture in Austin, Texas.

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Syeda Hasan, development and affordability reporter for KUT in Austin, Texas. She tweets @KUTsyeda.

This segment aired on September 27, 2016.

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