Studies have shown that diverse teams are smarter, happier, healthier, and more likely to form thoughtful decisions and deep connections as a group. With the current lack of diversity in engineering, how can we leverage what we know about diversity and use this within our project design teams?
Inclusive design helps do the heavy lifting
While Diversity & Inclusion is one of the core values of any progressive company, there is no set pathway to getting there. A good first step is identifying barriers that prevent inclusion from being accomplished. Let's examine how physical ability can be a barrier for inclusion when lifting weights and look at design changes that can combat this.
Designing with diversity and inclusion in mind adds real value
One of the areas that’s gaining momentum is the concept of Diverse and Inclusive (D&I) Design, which incorporates and considers the diversity of a project’s workforce, workplace, and community right from the planning stages.
A call to action: how we can, and should, support increased diversity in our profession
As we honor Black History Month, Robert shares how his experience as a young engineer in the United States helped to shape Hatch’s mentor-protégé program and encourages others to consider doing the same.