AIA approves first Gender Equity Policy

Geraldine Chua, Architecture & Design
December 9, 2013

The Australian Institute of Architects’ National Council has officially approved the organisation’s first Gender Equity Policy.

Institute President Paul Berkemeier announced the council’s decision following its meeting on Thursday, 5 December.

“The disparity between male and female representation with the profession has been well documented and a growing concern not only for the Institute as the industry’s representative body but also for members of both genders,” he said.

The new Gender Equity Policy establishes ten best practice principles designed to maximise fair and equitable access to opportunities and participation for women in the industry.

They are: More…

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