Senior Urban Designer, Tatum Lau, explains why it is critical to involve groups of minorities to develop effective solutions


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Tatum is a mission-driven urban planner seeking a resilient future

 January 27, 2021

AECOM Senior Urban Designer, Tatum Lau, shares her perspectives on the link between equity and resilience planning in an article for D Magazine.

She believes that racial and gender equality are critical for building climate resilience.

"The link between climate change and gender equality has been recognized for some time now. One of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals is to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Because women are more impacted, our perspectives on climate change are more likely to be based on direct experience," explains Tatum.

"Going forward, it is critical to involve these groups if we are to develop effective solutions," says Tatum.

"If we want to tackle the climate crisis and build a resilient future for everyone, we must be strategic and proactive – and that requires including more women and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities at every level of the decision-making process."

Read the full article here.


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