Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion in Real Life Discussion

In partnership with AIA Seattle, the Women in Architecture Northern Virginia J.E.D.I. committee invites you to join us for a series of informal, off-the-record discussion of how firms are tackling J.E.D.I initiatives. This open form will be hosted quarterly in 2023 for people to exchange ideas.


Can You Hear Me Now?

An Open Memo to My Colleagues in the Community of Architecture

A cellular company once popularized the commercial phrase, “can you hear me, now?” For years, there has been a credible, audible but unheard plea from the depths of the soul of a segment of the American family that there is an injustice that has been perpetual and persistent. America has not listened because it only impacted a small number of our family members. Occasionally there was an uprising, when tensions from the injustice rose to a boil, but they were quickly squashed.

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