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Jamilla Mohamud

Urban Planner

Jamilla is a Registered Professional Planner, researcher and writer with experience working on a range of issues including affordable housing, health equity and gendered rights to the city. Prior to joining the firm, Jamilla developed public health policy recommendations to enable healthier outcomes for communities, supported city-wide public consultations on proposed Inclusionary Zoning policy and contributed to the design and implementation of post-secondary student consultation strategies.

At Urban Strategies Inc., Jamilla has taken on the role of planner and project manager on large- scale redevelopment projects, including plans for the former Downsview Airbase in Toronto, and several campus plans, such as the University of Virginia Grounds Plan and Facilities Master Plan for Aurora College’s transformation into a polytechnic university. In these various roles, Jamilla has demonstrated effective skills in planning policy research, communication with City planning staff, clients and other consultants, community consultation and facilitation and preparation of planning reports and urban design guidelines.

Jamilla volunteers on several committees with the aim of raising awareness of intersecting issues affecting historically disadvantaged populations. In 2022, she received the CIP President’s Award for Young Planner recognizing her contributions to the planning profession. She is also a frequent lecturer, panelist, and media commentator.