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We’re driving positive change within our industry and our firm. Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) continue to face racial bias in the workplace, and Black professionals represent just 2% of the U.S. architecture industry and 3% of the U.S. design industry. Women are also underrepresented in both technical and leadership roles. Only 17% of registered architects in the U.S. are women. We’ve made a commitment to driving positive change in our industry and our communities. COMMUNITY OF HOPE Gensler helped expand and reposition FAMILY HEALTH AND Community of Hope’s headquarters, community center, and Washington, BIRTH CENTER D.C.’s only freestanding birth center — Washington, D.C. providing women with more control over their birth experiences. We want to be As part of our people-first ethos, we efforts in diversity, equity, and inclusion, place a high value on a diversity of taking on an ever more localized and the example for people and thought. We believe our nuanced approach in each of our capacity for innovation grows when we communities. From partnering with our a more diverse embrace the perspectives of individuals clients in designing equitable spaces, to from different places, backgrounds, creating opportunities in our industry and cultures. Two years since we first for diverse talent, we have made and inclusive announced our Strategies to Fight measurable progress on all fronts. world. Racism, we continue to evolve our 38 DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION GENSLER ANNUAL REPORT 2022 39

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