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Vice President

Syska Hennessy Group Inc
1515 Broadway
New York , New York 10036
United States

Company Description: Syska Hennessy Group is an international leader in consulting, engineering, technology and construction. For more than 75 years, the firm has helped engineer and...   more
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The group included Susan Niculescu and ...
cenews.com, 10 Jan 2015 [cached]
The group included Susan Niculescu and Constance P. Hildesey of HOK, Ellie Dalton and Dorothy Lloyd of TCA, and Marina Dishel of Syska Hennessy Group.
Syska Hennessy Group: Where Are all the Women Engineers?
www.esa.com, 1 July 2006 [cached]
This was definitely the case for Marina Dishel, P.E., now a vice president with the Syska Hennessy Group's New York office.You see, Dishel was born, raised and educated in Russia, where, with very few exceptions, women make up approximately 50% of any profession or trade."So the biggest surprise to me when I came to this country was that being a [female] engineer was an exception rather than the rule," said Dishel.
That said, language, rather than a gender barrier, proved her greatest struggle.In any case, Dishel can now look back and see how much more balanced the industry has become.
"On the past three large projects I've worked on, women occupied major managerial roles.Women in construction today are not an oddity, but an expected eventuality," she states.
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"Looking back, nothing sticks out as unpleasant in dealing with my [engineering] colleagues, but dealing with contractors was something else," recalls Dishel.
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Similarly, Marina Dishel, P.E., vice president, Syska Hennessy Group, New York, credits her late parents-in-law with being guardian angels when her son was young.
"When they passed away, we had to have a live-in housekeeper," she recalls.
In surveying the post-Sandy landscape and ...
ecmweb.com, 17 Oct 2012 [cached]
In surveying the post-Sandy landscape and working with some clients in the city, among them health-care institutions, vice presidents Keith Fitzpatrick and Marina Dishel see a litany of concerns.
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Then there's the problem of existing city building codes that dictate rules on emergency power system integration and, more relevantly, where and how much diesel fuel can be stored on-site, says Dishel.
"A lot of buildings will probably be looking to at least elevate pumps above flood level, if possible, but depending on the architecture of the system and the building that can be costly," she says.
Thought Leadership: News Article
www.syska.com, 1 July 2006 [cached]
This was definitely the case for Marina Dishel, P.E., now a vice president with the Syska Hennessy Group's New York office. You see, Dishel was born, raised and educated in Russia, where, with very few exceptions, women make up approximately 50% of any profession or trade. "So the biggest surprise to me when I came to this country was that being a [female] engineer was an exception rather than the rule," said Dishel.
That said, language, rather than a gender barrier, proved her greatest struggle. In any case, Dishel can now look back and see how much more balanced the industry has become.
"On the past three large projects I've worked on, women occupied major managerial roles. Women in construction today are not an oddity, but an expected eventuality," she states.
...
"Looking back, nothing sticks out as unpleasant in dealing with my [engineering] colleagues, but dealing with contractors was something else," recalls Dishel.
...
Similarly, Marina Dishel, P.E., vice president, Syska Hennessy Group, New York, credits her late parents-in-law with being guardian angels when her son was young.
"When they passed away, we had to have a live-in housekeeper," she recalls.
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