Harassment Prevention Resources

This page offers resources to members to identify and respond to all forms of harassment in the workplace.

How To

Guides for Equitable Practice

In partnership with the University of Minnesota, AIA has published the first three chapters of the Guides for Equitable Practice focusing on workplace culture, implicit bias, and compensation.

Career and the profession

Women's Leadership Edge

In partnership with the University of California-Hastings' Center for WorkLife Law, AIA now provides members with access to Women's Leadership Edge.

Firm management

How to combat harassment in the architecture profession

Human resources expert Shirley Davis spoke at A'18 about how architects can foster inclusive workplaces where employees can thrive personally and professionally.

AIA Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

AIA members are dedicated to the highest standards of professionalism, integrity and competence. The AIA Code of Ethics guides members’ conduct in fulfilling those obligations. The Code applies to the professional activities of all AIA members, regardless of their membership category. The Code is arranged in three tiers: Canons (broad principles of conduct); Ethical standards (more specific goals toward which each should aspire); Rules of conduct (mandatory requirements). Read the AIA Code of Ethics.

Where we stand update: Sexual harassment & the architectural profession

The AIA is committed to working with its members and firms to change the culture of our profession to one that is diverse, welcoming and treats each individual with dignity and respect.


Recommendations from AIA's Equity in Architecture Commission

A blue-ribbon panel of architects, educators, and diversity experts came together to strengthen the commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at AIA and in every practice.

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