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Kavitha Mathew

Global Diversity Officer
New York, N.Y.
With a two-decade career in architecture and advocacy, Kavitha Mathew, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP leads KPF’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, as well as the development and implementation of the firm’s global Corporate Social Responsibility commitment. Kavitha oversees KPF’s many internal communities such as KPF Public, KPF Pride, and KPF+, and she helps guide KPF’s recruitment and resourcing, as well as its philanthropic and volunteer efforts. Leveraging her experience as an architect, Kavitha's work at KPF has a project-focused component, advising on engagement and communication with the community. She is also the founder and president of Equity Co:LAB, and acted as special projects director of the American Institute of the AIANY until 2022. Previously director of corporate architectural services for Ralph Lauren, she has also worked in various architectural roles at firms including KPF, Spacesmith, and Ted Moudis Associates, as well as her own practice.