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2018 Diversity Award


IIDA Educator Diversity Award

The IIDA Foundation, in partnership with Interior Design Educators Council Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce and present the 4th annual IIDA Educator Diversity Award. This award recognizes and celebrates an educator who is contributing to the advancement of racial/ethnic diversity in the interior design industry.

The recipient will receive a $5,000 cash award from the IIDA Foundation. The award will be presented at the IDEC Annual Conference, scheduled for March 3-6, 2021 to be held online.

Application Information

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Important Dates

Applications Open - September 2020
Application Deadline - November 12, 2020
Recipient Announced – January 2021
Award Presentation – March 2021 at the IDEC Annual Conference


2019 Educator Diversity Award Recipient 

Vibhavari Jani, IIDA, AIAS, EDRA, IDEC, IIA

Jack Travis, FAIA, NOMAC

The 2019 IIDA Foundation's Educator Diversity Award recipient is Jack Travis, FAIA, NOMAC, adjunct professor at Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), Pratt Institute, School of Visual Arts (SVA), and New York School of Interior Design (NYSID). Travis will be recognized at the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Annual Conference in March 2020.

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