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Julia Day


Julia is a Partner and Team Director at Gehl and leads the company’s Cities and Foundations team. Julia is skilled at developing multi-sector partnerships that highlight the power of place to impact health and community development. With 17 years of experience working with city agencies and community leaders, she has led engagement projects in communities near and far, supporting urban leaders in ensuring people are visible and heard in the city-making process. In her projects, Julia works across design, strategy, and research methods to demonstrate the integral role streets play as connective, vibrant public spaces. Prior to Gehl, Julia was a director of transportation and health at the NYC based advocacy organization Transportation Alternatives, where she developed campaigns focused on play, health, and safety. Julia holds an MSc. City Design and Social Science from the London of Economics and B.A. History, Washington University in St. Louis.


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