Hometown: Astoria, NY
High School: Townsend Harris High School
Intended major: Linguistics and languages
Possible career:Interested in a career in the nonprofit sector
Gabriela plans to major in linguistics at Swarthmore and to continue studying Japanese and Hebrew, and if possible, Arabic. She sees languages as vital for connecting people and more importantly, creating a global community. She hopes to combine her love of fashion with social entrepreneurism to create a non-profit organization and launch an eco-friendly textile manufacturing business. She looks forward to broadening her horizons at Swarthmore and discovering new things about herself.