This session will be a panel from Black people and minorities in AEC-related roles discussing the impacts of diversity and inclusion on the construction industry. The questions will be focused on how the impacts of AEC have affected the industry globally, and how we can address these issues of skills shortages by retaining and supporting diverse groups. This class is aimed to bring awareness, establish dialogue, and engage a community of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) people in AEC.
- Discuss and define diversity and inclusion.
- Gain insight into a perspective of people of color who hold AEC roles.
- Examine why people of color are not in AEC or leadership roles.
- Discuss the experience of being a person of color in construction.