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There has been much discussion raised about "Why are women leaving Architecture? and more broadly, Why is the profession losing key talent?"  Both women and men practitioners are disillusioned by the myth of work/life balance: Women are grappling with "have it all" expectations of juggling family time with the demands of full-time work.  Men are struggling to support their families solely on an architect's salary and fall back on asking spouses to maintain their jobs. The lack of affordable childcare and high cost of living only magnifies the challenges.  How did we end up in this modern family dilemma? What can we do to improve the situation?

#EQxDM3 Symposium - Full Storify Recap

2 weeks after the AIASF Equity by Design's 4th Sold Out Symposium - Metrics, Meaning & Matrices, we have compiled, curated and edited a Storify capture of live tweets and photos from the day as part of our ongoing commitment to all of you for actionable resources towards Equitable practice in architecture. The infographics that summarize the key findings are provided here for your reference.


Here are some other posts and articles about the what occurred at the EQxDM3 Symposium. Video to follow shortly!

Equity by Design Releases Early Findings From Its 2016 Equity in Architecture Survey by Wanda Lau

San Francisco’s Equity by Design Symposium Uses Data to Engender Change by Lydia Lee

EQxD's 4th Symposium A Success! by Angie Sommers, PE.