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WIA Lecture Series: AIA Guides for Equitable Practice
September 30
6:00-7:30p


Women in Architecture is pleased to partner with Beyer Blinder Belle to host a series of panel discussions on what firms are currently doing to be more Equitable, Diverse and Inclusive and how we can improve our current practices. This is the third and final event of the series.

The Guides for Equitable Practice were developed by the AIA’s Architects’ Equity and the Future of Architecture Committee (EQFA) in partnership with the University of Washington and the University of Minnesota. The publication shares relevant research, tools, and best practices to address employment and personnel issues about equity, diversity, and inclusion.
https://www.aia.org/resources/6246433-guides-for-equitable-practice

The discussion features panelists who contributed to the AIA Guides for Equitable Practice:

• Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA, Arrowstreet
Chair of the AIA Equity and the Future of Architecture Committee

• Yiselle Santos Rivera, Associate AIA, HKS, Inc.
Medical planner and the Global Director of Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion at HKS, Inc.

• Del Ruff, American Institute of Architects
Senior Director of Workforce and Education for the American Institute of Architects

Additional information on the speakers is available on the Lecture Series website.

Other discussions in the series included:
• February 26 - Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Firm Initiatives
• July 22 - Diversity and Inclusion in Recruiting & Marketing

Free. Register here.