Lucy G’ala is a Dominican born of Taino origin, a New Yorker and Torontonian. She is a mother, immigrant-youth mentor, published Architect, global traveler, queer Latinx woman, feminist, and a trailblazer changing the Architecture industry’s landscape and its perceptions.
In 2000, she was the Youngest Woman Developer in New York. Lucy founded cleanearthdesign in 2007, an interdisciplinary, sustainable Architect Led-Design Built Studio. Her designs and collaborations can be found in NYC, Mexico, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Sedona, London ON, and Toronto.
She is passionate about her Latin heritage, LGBTQ2S+ Community, Human Rights Activism, Marriage Equality, Child Education, Woman Rights, the environment and being gentle with all living things. She is a firm believer in diversity, inclusion and kindness.
Lucy moved to Canada in 2005 following her heart. Toronto welcomed her and her love. Being able to get married to a woman and have her amazing daughter Luna is one of her greatest gifts. She feels honoured to be part of the outstanding INSPIRE Awards does to celebrate, acknowledge, and give back to our amazing resilient, passionate community that works so hard to make much progress.