Camille Mitchell

Black Sparks

Camille Mitchell

Project Architect

Camille Mitchell is a highly accomplished architect with the global design firm Gensler’s Toronto office, Camille brings extensive experience on award-winning projects, leveraging this work to cement her reputation as a powerful advocate for under-represented groups to be involved with the design of their built environments.

She is a founding member of the independent organizations Building Equality in Architecture Toronto (BEAT) and Black Architects + Interior Designer Association. Their programs are dedicated to supporting mentorship, networking and leadership opportunities for women and visible minorities within the architecture profession. In 2020, Camille was nominated to join the Urban land Institute’s Women in Leadership Initiative Championship Team. This initiative was created with a mandate to advance women in real estate and construction.
Involvement with post-secondary institutions includes being a member of Dean Thomas Duever Advisory Council for the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science at Ryerson University. Camille also sits on the Advisory Board for the University of Waterloo School of Architecture’s Racial Equity and Environmental Justice program and provides guidance and oversight to the school as it revisits its curriculum and launches new initiatives.