Building a Culture of Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

EDI, Specialist|

Building a Culture of Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

Time/ Date:
Thursday, November 18th
2:00pm- 5:00pm PST

Dr. Shirley Davis

Many organizations tout how much progress they have made in their diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts because they have recruited more

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AIA CA presents AIA Minnesota: Culture Change Initiative

AIACA, EDI, Webinars|

If you missed the August 18 presentation by AIA Minnesota: Culture Change Initiative, we have it here pre-recorded. Also available is the pdf.

In the meantime, check out some insights from fellow architects who watched the webinar:

  • This program presents
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EDI Steering Committee Launched


To enhance its Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) efforts across the organization, AIA California has launched an EDI Steering Committee. Past President Debra Gerod, FAIA and 2021 President Brett Dougherty, AIA identified the need for the Steering Committee in response …

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Exercising the Amygdala: Reflections on Unconscious Bias

EDI, Practice, Relevance|

By Ian Merker, AIA

On September 25, AIA California hosted an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Webinar led by world-renowned global thought leader Dr. Shirley Davis,

The topic, “Unconscious Bias in Leadership Decision-Making, brought with it some heavy conversation about race, …

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For Chapter Leadership:


Where: Virtual | Register Here

Who: AIA California Board of Directors and California Chapter Board of Directors

Topic: Everyone has bias. It is a part of the human make up. But when left unchecked, biases can have negative impact in …

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Breaking the Silence of Design


Welcome to “Breaking the Silence of Design”, a bi-monthly podcast tackling the uncomfortable conversation around race and inequity in the design & construction. Karen Compton of A3K and Gabrielle Bullock, FAIA, of Perkins and Will are featured in

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National Intercultural Leadership Program

EDI, Events|

Wednesday, August 19 11:00am PST


Do you want to strengthen your ability to lead successful equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts in your firm? Are you motivated to engage in sustained action to address systemic racism in the profession of

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Join the conversations in Mandy Freeland’s Facebook Group: Parents in Architecture

EDI, Practice Resources, Relevance|

By: Mandy Freeland, AIA

It seems these days we are all looking for proverbial shoulders to lean on, advice on how to juggle shelter-in-place with children at home. Worries about health, finances, the future can set in. This is an …

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