Recent news has again brought to light the persistent challenges that women continue to face in our industry.  AIA New York acknowledges that these news items serve as painful and traumatic reminders of experiences that many members of our community have been subjected to in their lives and careers.

As a professional organization, we are unwavering in our commitment to fostering equitable practices and upholding the highest ethical standards in all aspects of our operations and activities. Our paramount objective is to champion equity, diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness within our profession, recognizing that these values are essential to cultivating a more cohesive community and enhancing our professional environments.

Our chapter, alongside the AIANY Women in Architecture Committee, would like to share relevant AIA resources that reinforce these principles, with the goal of ensuring the collective growth and success of all individuals:

AIANY Women in Architecture is also planning to hold a forum in the coming weeks to facilitate inclusive discussions that highlight pertinent issues and support our peers and colleagues.

We are here to listen and welcome your thoughts and insights as we work together to improve our profession and culture.