Principal, Director of Global Diversity
PERKINS AND WILL
Gabrielle oversees Perkins and Will’s Diversity, Inclusion, Engagement program, which works to support and strengthen a firmwide culture that embraces a diversity of people, colors, creeds, credos, talents, thoughts, and ideas. Her unique role as an award-winning principal and the firm’s Director of Global Diversity enables her to combine her passion for architecture and social justice to effect positive change at a micro and macro level.
Gabrielle has been a key player in Perkins and Will’s success for three decades. She has led numerous complex and high-profile projects, including Destination Crenshaw, an outdoor street museum in Los Angeles and the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
In 2014, she was elected by her peers as a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and served on the AIA’s Equity in Architecture Commission. She is a member of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA), served as the 2018-2019 President of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), and has been named as the recipient of the 2020 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award by the American Institute of Architects (AIA).