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There has been much discussion raised about "Why are women leaving Architecture? and more broadly, Why is the profession losing key talent?"  Both women and men practitioners are disillusioned by the myth of work/life balance: Women are grappling with "have it all" expectations of juggling family time with the demands of full-time work.  Men are struggling to support their families solely on an architect's salary and fall back on asking spouses to maintain their jobs. The lack of affordable childcare and high cost of living only magnifies the challenges.  How did we end up in this modern family dilemma? What can we do to improve the situation?

Equity in Architecture Survey - Extended to Monday March 24th

UPDATE! The Equity in Architecture Survey has been extended to Monday, March 24, 2014. It will officially close at end of business day at 5:00pm PST  Please encourage your firm, colleagues, friends and alumni to take the survey earlier if possible. If you have started the survey, but have not completed it, you can log back in from the SAME computer and continue where you left off.  You need to submit the survey completed to qualify for the drawing.

To take the survey or find out more about it. Click the link below.