How to Create Truly Gender-Neutral Workplaces

In lieu of the changing workplace climate and reorganization of gender and identity roles, the universal workplace design is becoming more and more vital to accommodate the needs of employees.  From staff consultation before, during and after the design process to the use of inclusive language on signs and a “regular review and evaluation process,” gender-neutral workplace design can offer equal opportunities for growth and efficiency for all employees.  Dr. Pragya Agarwal, the article author, says, “The solution is not, however, to create 'feminine' spaces by using colors and typography that apparently appeal to women … We need gender-conscious design parameters that allow people to choose and express their individual preferences.”

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