Gabriela is a first generation New Mexican, Mexican-American. She grew up in downtown Albuquerque and graduated from UNM with degrees in Biological Anthropology and Spanish.
Gabriela joined the Albuquerque Community Foundation in 2012 after working in both the nonprofit and private sector. Gabriela is part of the Philanthropic Services team of the Foundation and provides overall support in carrying out the Foundation’s Development Plan. She serves as a point of contact for donor development, donor relations and fundraising for the organization. She also serves as Liaison to the Future Fund – the Foundation’s giving circle for professionals in their 20s and 30s.