The State of Equity in Architecture

Make a difference in the ongoing struggle for equity, diversity, and inclusion in the profession.

Description: 

The architecture profession has a tremendous amount of work to do regarding equity, diversity, and inclusion. Join this session to hear unique perspectives from vocal advocates. You’ll gain insight into the current state of affairs in architecture, at firms, and in society and how you can make a difference. The speakers will also share their own valuable experiences about their successes and failures in the ongoing struggle.

Learning objectives

  • Review the history and current state of racism and inequity in the architecture profession.
  • Hear experiences of Black Americans, Native Americans, and other people of color who pursue careers in architecture and work for equity in the profession.
  • Understand some of the obstacles for professional growth that structural racism imposes.
  • Learn some of the policies and best practices for creating more equitable workplaces in architecture.
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 $40  non-member
 $25  member
1.00 LU
  • RIBA

Instructors

  • Tamarah Begay Headshot

    Tamarah Begay

    AIA

    Principal-in-Charge and CEO | Indigenous Design Studio + Architecture

    Tamarah Begay is the Principal-in-Charge and CEO of Indigenous Design Studio + Architecture, LLC in...
  • Gabrielle Bullock Headshot

    Gabrielle Bullock

    FAIA, NOMAC, IIDA, LEED AP

    Principal, Director of Global Diversity | Perkins + Will

    Gabrielle oversees Perkins+Will’s Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement program, which works to...
  • Yiselle Santos Rivera Headshot

    Yiselle Santos Rivera

    AIA, NOMA, NCARB, LSSYB, WELL AP, LEED AP

    Global Director of Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion | HKS, Inc.

    Yiselle Santos Rivera, AIA, NOMA, NCARB, LSSYB, WELL AP, LEED AP, is a medical planner and the...