Gabriela was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. She completed her BA in Health Studies at the University of British Columbia, Okangan where she became motivated to pursue a Master’s degree in public health. Before heading back to school she worked in various capacities supporting folks facing challenges associated with mental health, addiction, and housing. Gabriela completed her Master’s degree in public health in 2019 with a focus in social inequities from Simon Fraser University. During her time off you can find her in her garden or on the mountains.