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How diverse is planning as a profession?

Planning has a duty to plan for diverse and inclusive communities, but as in many other professions, it needs to shake up the hegemony to eradicate its ‘pale and male’ image. And the process is happening, says Serena Ralston

A sea change in society is under way. #MeToo, the Presidents Club scandal and other stories have pushed diversity and inclusion firmly to the top of the public agenda. But is the planning profession keeping pace?

There is a sense of progress. Last year, 53 per cent of the RTPI’s new members were female and the RTPI’s General Assembly has made diversity one its four focus areas.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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