Empowering Design Through Fearless Leadership

With Lakisha Ann Woods, EVP & Chief Executive Officer of The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Architects are pivotal in advancing climate action, racial and gender equity, and creating healthy environments, urging companies to prioritize diversity in leadership. Lakisha Ann Woods, CEO of the American Institute of Architects, emphasizes the importance of empowering design and leadership while advocating for fair pay, work-life balance, and intentional efforts to seek out diverse candidates for leadership positions. Watch the full episode to explore insightful discussions on the role of architects in shaping sustainable and inclusive communities, and the imperative for companies to take meaningful action towards diversity and equity in their leadership teams.