September 2020

Wed23Sep12:00 pm1:15 pmAIA Colorado Imperative Deep Dive: Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness12:00 pm - 1:15 pm America/Denver Zoom Meeting

Event Details

The AIA Colorado Board of Directors has identified three organizational imperatives, one of which is equity, diversity and inclusiveness. Learn more about what this imperative means for the organization and its members. In this session, attendees will:
  • examine best-in-class precedents on implementing equity, diversity and inclusiveness initiatives in the practice of architecture;
  • better understand the AIA Colorado imperative as it pertains to equity, diversity and inclusiveness and how that parlays into chapter programs and the connection within higher educational institutions;
  • learn about AIA Colorado Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee initiatives; and
  • hear from leaders in architecture firms who will share best practices on equity, diversity and inclusiveness within architecture firms.

During this presentation, we’ll hear insights from the following speakers:

  • Mary-Margaret Zindren, CAE, Executive Vice President / Executive Director for AIA Minnesota
  • Marc Swackhamer, Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture, College of Architecture and Planning,
    University of Colorado Denver and At-Large Director for AIA Colorado
  • AIA Colorado Equity, Diversity, and Inclusiveness members: Co-Chair Larry Sykes, AIA; Meg-Schubert Allen, AIA; and Kaci Taylor, AIA
  • Yiselle Santos Rivera, AIA, Firmwide Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion + Medical Planner +
    Vice President, HKS, Inc.


(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm America/Denver


Zoom Meeting


Amy Dvorakamyd@aiacolorado.org