What does it take to get more women leaders and what might they offer? What kinds of leadership styles can help improve equity and diversity?
February 24th, 2017 • No Comments
The inaugural Paula Whitman Leadership in Gender Equity Prize has been awarded to Catherine Baudet. Parlour extends its warmest congratulations to Catherine.
Women make great leaders, but a seat at the top table is often elusive. Emma Williamson explores the obstacles women face on the road to the top.
Karen Burns reflects on protest and the transformation of the street by the fluid body politic.
The only way to redress the serious imbalance among the Institute Fellowship is for eligible women to put their hand up. Vanessa Bird outlines the latest gender equity initiatives of the Institute and calls for women to self-nominate.
Shaneen Fantin on the importance of engaging with other women on big issues and ideas.
Congratulations Kirsteen Mackay – South Australia’s next Government Architect.
The first Champions of Change in architecture have now signed the charter. Congratulations to the Gender Equity Taskforce on establishing the program, and to the first signatories on stepping up to the challenge.
Its time to fix the men – Andrew Nimmo reports on the launch of the NSW Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects Male Champions of Change program.
Monica Edwards and Natalie Lane-Rose speak with Arup CEO Peter Bailey about his role as a Champion of Change – a visible advocate for diversity in practice.
What actions can we take to reshape our discipline? Part two of Lori Brown's essay outlines four case studies from other disciplines.
Why do some successful women decline to be associated with feminism Part 2 of Susana Torre’s lecture, Feminism and Architecture, explores how tokenism works in architecture and elsewhere.
What are the new agendas for feminism and architecture? In part 3 of her lecture Susana Torre outlines what we might do next.
Emma Williamson, chair of the new Australian Institute of Architects Gender Equity Committee introduces herself and outlines the committee's plans.
We’re well into the 21st century and Australia has yet to appoint its first female government architect. Sara Stace ponders why.
"... society needs feminist architects to identify the political implications of design and planning." Carla Corroto argues for a new function for feminism in architecture.