Patricia Julio, MUP
MUP, Master in Urban Planning
Building/Room: JEFF 401
Patricia brings more than 15 years of experience in affordable housing and urban planning. Before joining Seattle University, she served as the neighborhood revitalization director at the White Center Community Development Association and the chief community engagement officer for Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County. Her expertise is in managing place-based strategies in neighborhood planning, business district revitalization, and asset-based, resident led community development, primarily in low-income communities of color.
Patricia’s career began as a LISC AmeriCorps member in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square neighborhood. She was a housing developer for the King County Housing Authority and SouthEast Effective Development, constructing and rehabbing over 200 units of affordable rental housing. Most recently, Patricia’s career took her to Ethiopia for two years as a lecturer in the Architecture and Urban Planning department at the Ethiopian Institute of Technology at Mekelle University.
Patricia grew up in Southeast Seattle and was a U.S. Housing & Urban Development Community Development Fellow at the University of Washington. She holds a master’s degree in urban planning and a bachelor of arts in community and environmental planning. Patricia is an alumna of the Asian Community Leadership Foundation and Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics. In her spare time, Patricia serves as a commissioner for the Pike Place Market Historical Commission and a board member of Allied Arts.