WIELD - Women Inspiring Emerging Leaders in Design

The Equity Committee seeks to provide a platform for visibility & engagement to further Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity in the design community.



  • Maintain relationships and communications with key sponsors
  • Host a quarterly networking happy hour.
  • Continue our partnership with DC NOMA, LA.IDEA, and AADU to host the Our Forum, Our Impact Series
  • Host a WIELD (Women Inspiring Emerging Leaders in Design) event in the fall.
  • Partner with organizations to host smaller "Speakeasy" events.
  • Donate all proceeds from events to the WAF scholarship program and Design Like a Girl program.
  • Provide opportunities to volunteer in the community, including the Girls Mentoring Program.
Meetings & Events

Please see the AIADC calendar for the Equity Committee's meetings and other events.