Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014
NAPW honors Goldie W. Rivkin as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Rivkin is recognized with this distinction for leadership in regional and urban planning. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters.
“I’ve taught planning in Turkey, at American University in Washington and at the University of Maryland,” says Ms. Rivkin, President and Owner of Rivkin Associates, a leader in urban and regional planning.
Ms. Rivkin, a 50-year veteran with a wealth of experience in countries all over the world, is also an online teacher and curriculum developer. She received her Master's degree in City Regional Planning from Harvard Graduate School of Design and is currently involved with the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Demographic and economic analysis, market feasibility studies and training curriculum design are among Ms. Rivkin’s key responsibilities at Rivkin Associates. She is highly skilled in proposal preparation GIS, real estate market analysis, policy research and teaching graduate-level land use management and professional urban management personnel training. One of Ms. Rivkin’s most notable achievements includes implementing the plan for the resettlement of the Bikini Islanders who were displaced by US atomic testing and then scattered among other Pacific islands. She has held major planning and research assignments in Swaziland, Kenya, Jamaica, Peru and Brazil.
NAPW provides an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect, learn and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.