Gabi, a Tucson native at heart, aspires to support her community. Before becoming the Director of Philanthropy, Gabi managed the Tucson Children’s team. In that capacity, she represented detained and released immigrant children in Southern Arizona facing the threat of deportation or prolonged detention. She has also advocated on behalf of detained children before government agencies, elected officials, and in the media. In the Tucson Community, she has served on the board of the Marshall Foundation for the past five years. She is also a board member for Los Abogados (Arizona’s Hispanic Bar Association), and a member of the Morris K. Udall American Inn of Court. A 2016 graduate from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, she published an article on U.S. asylum law with the Berkeley La Raza Law Journal, received the Dean’s Award for Public Service, and received an Outstanding Oral Argument award. Prior to law school, Gabi was a member of the Teach for America Program. There, she was able to help various students obtain both regional and state science fair awards. In addition to her J.D., Gabi also has a Master’s in Education and graduated from the University of Arizona in Political Science with Honors – Bear Down!