Life is extremely busy. But what happens when time is set aside to mentor our next generation ? Three presenters with diverse backgrounds come together for a discussion on how landscape architects can mentor through leadership and youth engagement to promote inclusivity and diversity within our profession.
Although disabled people make up the largest global minority, they spend their lives adapting to the built environment, which limits human experience, inclusion, and participation in the public realm. Through the lens of DeafScape, we will discover ways to design with the Deaf community, and beyond, through Universal Design.
How is your firm addressing diversity and inclusion? For those seeking leadership opportunities, what does it take to be visible? How does EQ and the concept of "authentic self" contribute to the discussion? This session poses the question: is it Push or Pull that generates equity in emerging leaders?
In cities across the country, civic leaders and designers are reimagining public assets such as parks, libraries, and trails to promote more engaged, equitable, and resilient communities. Learn how practitioners in Akron, Detroit, and Memphis are advancing social outcomes through new approaches to the design and management of public spaces.