The gap is closing. Today there are more women with AIGA memberships then men. Although men still outnumber women in the workplace it is a good place start. AIGA Women Lead Initiative has goals to make changes for women and they are committed to empowering women in design. They focus on addressing bias issues through three goals.
- Celebrate the achievements of women in design.
- Cultivate awareness of gender-related issues, while building knowledge and leadership skills.
- Connect by facilitating relationships within and beyond the design industry.
They use Gender Equality Toolkits. These kits are videos, downloads, and DIY’s set in place to kick gender bias behavior in the bud. The Gender Equality Toolkits area available for all AIGA member… BONUS!!!