Gabriela (she/her/hers) joined GELC in 2018, bringing with her a passion in advocating for women’s equality, immigration and community building. Originally from Ecuador, Gabriela moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina to pursue her legal studies at Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina and attended a one-year higher education program in Paris at the Université Paris Descartes.
In 2012, Gabriela followed her other passion of dance to New York City, where she attended the Ailey School and Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, and later came back to her roots in law, specializing in immigration law and women’s rights. Her keen interst in public service and is illustrated by her volunteering for organizations such as Concerned Citizens of Queens, Good Counsel Services and the National Organization for Women NYC, the largest organization in the country advocating for women and girls rights.
Gabriela holds a Master of Laws from Brooklyn Law School and she is awaiting admittance to the New York State Bar. She currently sits on the board of the Curet Performance Project and is fluent Spanish, French, and English.