Women in Architecture: Bias - Part 1
Part 1: Panel Discussion
March 1, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002
Brought to you by the Women in Architecture
The AIA Houston Women in Architecture Committee's first annual Equity Series: BIAS, kicks off by considering the role of unconscious bias in professional advancement. The two-part series respectfully explores implicit bias by:
• Thoughtfully examining the current climate of bias in the AEC community
• Discussing perception of and barriers to equity
• Educating minorities, allies, and leaders on how to effectively foster workplace inclusivity
• Championing diversity in leadership
PART 1: PANEL DISCUSSION
Open to the public, this panel discussion features four speakers of diverse backgrounds including an architect, entrepreneur, historian, and philosopher. Sharing their own research and experiences, the panelists will begin the BIAS conversation with Short TED style talks followed by a moderated discussion and questions from the audience.
Zaida Basora, FAIA: Architect
VP, Huitt-Zollars Dallas
Sofia Fonseca de Nino: Workplace Strategist
Despina Stratigakos: Architectural Historian, Author
Professor, University at Buffalo
Dr. Vida Yao: Ethics Philosopher
Assistant Professor, Rice University
Christina Gorczynski: Bias Discussion Moderator
Program Officer, Simmons Foundation
Date: Thursday, March 1st
Time: 6:00 P – 8:00 P
Location: Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston: MATCH
$15 – AIA members and students
$25 – non-members
Registration is required. Registration for BIAS Panel Discussion does not provide registration to BIAS Workshop.
Registration will close on Mar 1 at Noon. Tickets will be available for purchase at the event.
This session was approved for 2.0 LU credits.