Meet Gabriela Lopez-Castillo, IGNITE's 23-24 New York Fellow

Gabriela Lopez-Castillo is the Dr. Anne Moses IGNITE New York Fellow. Gabriela is a native New Yorker who graduated Cum Laude from Baruch College with a Bachelor of Science in Public and International Affairs and a minor in Law and Policy in 2021. During her studies, Gabriela served as a peer mentor and participated in several other leadership positions. Gabriela has dedicated her academic and professional career to the pursuit of public service and being a part of creating positive changes in any community she enters. She is no stranger to service and the power of community, having experienced it firsthand. Prior to serving as an IGNITE Fellow, Gabriela worked for the New York City Office of the Mayor as an Urban Fellow, under the office of the Deputy Mayor for Strategic Initiatives. Gabriela is also an advocate for menstrual equity and reproductive justice in her community, where she served as a Youth Advisory Councilmember with the nonprofit organization PERIOD. from 2020 - 2022. For New York inquiries, please contact Gabriela at  

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