As a Principal and Studio Director at Gensler, Patricia leads a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to helping organizations across industries thrive in times of change through design for a range of possible futures. Spanning science, healthcare, education, and workplace, her work is driven by a fundamental belief in the human experience of belonging. She is passionate about understanding the lived experience of others to better design the spaces, policies, and cultures that will shape healthier, more resilient, and more equitable communities. A recognized leader in the research and design of radically inclusive spaces, Patricia is steadfast in balancing data and real voices through deep user engagement. She holds a Master of Education from Harvard University, a Master of Architecture from the University of Massachusetts, and Bachelor Degrees in Architecture and Urban Planning from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil.