Tackling the Design Profession's Gender Equity Problem

With increasing awareness and discussion about the gender gap apparent across most of Corporate America, this article explores how the Architecture and Engineering industry is seeking to close the gap and empower women.
March 20, 2017, 11am PDT | ArupAmericas
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Search Google for “famous architects,” and only one woman — Zaha Hadid, who passed away last year — turns up in the top results. It’s all too easy to find examples of gender imbalance in design. But reliable information about how this affects people and practices, not to mention viable ideas for eliminating it, is harder to come across. This is starting to change. In the last few years, several new organizations have been conducting research, facilitating conversations, and promoting best practices in both architecture and engineering.

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Published on Monday, March 20, 2017 in Doggerel
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