"First, the good news: The number of black women licensed to practice architecture in the United States has quadrupled over the past 15 years. The bad news? That number is still only 196." A thought provoking article in Architect Magazin highlights the disparity in numbers of the most marginalised sections of American society. The issues faced by women in architecture should be seen in intersection with the issues faced by people of colour and those who are generally less privileged. As a professional field required a great deal of education and networking, architecture is inherently exclusive. White women are thus significantly better represented in the field than women of other ethnicities - as the statistics show us quite clearly.