Gabriella joined the Foundation in 2018 as a post-baccalaureate fellow in project management and program support. A recent graduate of Princeton University, Gabriella earned a bachelor’s degree in history with a certificate in African American studies. Her specific area of research was African American culture and citizenship formation in the Nineteenth-Century United States. Her completed senior thesis was titled, We Are All Bound Up Together: Examining the Evolution of Nineteenth-Century Black Female Activism Through the Works of Maria W. Stewart and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1831-1900).
At Princeton, she was a Mellon Mays Residential Associates Fellow, a Head Fellow for the Scholars Institute Fellows Program, the Head Ambassador for QuestBridge, and a copyeditor for the Princeton Film Society. She comes to Carnegie as a Princeton Project 55 Fellow.