Gabriela works as a freelance consultant and a full-time day trader. She previously worked as a systems specialist for Johns Hopkins Health System in Baltimore, MD. In that role, she worked to improve the hospital’s repository of policies, procedures, regulatory and compliance documents. While a graduate student, Gabriela served as an administrative intern for the Vice President of support services at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. In her spare time, Gabriela serves as a volunteer mentor and a member of the program committee for Warrior Women Against Poverty, a Detroit nonprofit focused on stabilizing and transforming the lives of homeless women with children. She sits on the board of directors as the chair for the core engagement committee. She is an active member of the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) and served as the co-chair for the women’s forum and summer internship program. The Detroit native is fluent in Spanish. She enjoys public speaking and has presented at local and national conferences. Gabriela has a passion for community health. Her long-term goal is to own and manage multilingual community health clinics that offer holistic health care services to those in need, while promoting health policy initiatives that impact black and brown families nationwide. Gabriela earned her bachelor of science degree in psychology, with a minor in Latino studies, from Wayne State University in Detroit. She received her Master’s of Public Administration in Healthcare from Oakland University in Rochester Hills, MI.