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Leila Kamal, AIA, LEED AP

Director, Education

Leila leads the education practice for architecture, assuring that our brand is elevated and maintained through university, college and K-12 projects. Based in Boston, she collaborates with colleagues around the globe to provide leadership through quality design, innovative planning, client service and thought leadership.

Over the course of two decades as a practicing architect, Leila has been primarily focused on education clients and projects. She is regarded for her ability to get results — leading multiple successful firmwide research, design and sustainability programs for multi-office firms that have resulted in improved brand recognition and industry rankings as well as an increased number of business development opportunities and LEED accredited projects.

Active in the industry, Leila has been a guest speaker at Society for College and University Planning and Tradeline conferences, presented research at the Association of American Colleges & Universities conference, and has been featured in numerous publications for her work and research, including the Harvard Business Review, Tradeline, Real Estate Bisnow Boston and more.

Committed to giving back to the industry and her community, Kamal mentors students in the MIT School of Architecture and Planning through the MIT DesignX program, is on the President’s Council of the Boston Children’s Museum and is a member of the team that conceived and created the AIA Women’s Leadership Summit Program.