AIA and NOMA to discuss organizational initiatives to strengthen the architecture profession on Feb. 26.
WHAT: The American Institute of Architects (AIA) will host an event, "Embracing Our Differences, Changing the World," on Tuesday, Feb. 26 in Washington, DC that will explore the imperative of expanding diversity in the architecture profession.
During the program, 2019 AIA President William Bates, FAIA, and the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) President Kimberly Dowdell, AIA, will discuss the programs and initiatives their respective organizations are pursuing to make the architecture profession more diverse and welcoming. The panel will also focus on why equity, diversity and inclusion strengthen chapters, firms and communities.
Members of the media that plan to attend must contact AIA Sr. Director, Media Strategy Jessie Cornelius.
WHO: 2019 AIA President William Bates, FAIA; NOMA President Kimberly Dowdell, AIA; and the National Museum of African American History and Culture Curator Michelle Joan Wilkinson, PhD (moderator).
WHEN: 6:30-8 p.m. EST, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019
WHERE: District Architecture Center, 421 7th St., NW, Washington, DC 20004
Visit AIA’s website for more information on the Institute’s equity, diversity and inclusion efforts.
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