Inclusive Cultures for Design and Architecture Practices

Interior Design Show Toronto, Building Equality in Architecture Toronto  |  January 2020   

Building Equality in Architecture Toronto formed over five years ago to initiate change, and build momentum to create a shift within the architecture profession.  The Retrospective is an opportunity to review and introduce the audience of the Interior Design Show to BEAT.   Executive Committee Members Persis Lam and Vineetha Sivathasan will provide prospective on programs and initiatives that have served as instigators to promote the achievements and visibility of women and minorities within the profession. 

Russell Pollard   Principal, Framework Leadership

Russell works with architecture and design studios to improve how they present and market themselves to win work and build brand.  He partners with studios to provide advisory  on people & culture and marketing & brand, and develops leadership training workshops for designers. 

Vered Klein   Recruitment Consultant Specializing in Architecture & Interior Design

Vered is a specialized Recruitment Consultant, they will highlight strategies for career progression and finding opportunities to move forward within your current role through structuring attainable goals and self-evaluations during the BEAT Retrospective Learning Lab.