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Gabriela Bobadilla

Gabriella Bobadilla

Content & Community Manager, Understood Espanol

Gabriela Bobadilla is the Content & Community Manager for Understood Espanol. She oversees all Spanish content on Understood, making sure the language used is accessible for all Spanish-speaking families in the United States. She also moderates Understood chats and webinars.

Gabriela started her career as an editor and translator 20 years ago when she first began working for Scholastic in New York City, on the Spanish project Solares. She has since worked as a translator, copy editor and editor in publishing companies, newspapers and nonprofit organizations. In 2009 she ghostwrote a book that was published in Mexico City.

Gabriela’s innate curiosity has led her down a variety of professional paths. She worked for the nonprofit organization INSAD in Mexico City, where she measured the impact of nonprofit organizations working to fight HIV/AIDS in Latin America. She has also worked as a professional fashion and portrait photographer. She has even worked at the Mexican Mint, where she was in charge of taking all the photographs of historical coins and bills.

She has taught several classes (photography, philosophy and art history) at schools and universities in Mexico City, Querétaro and Pachuca. Her photographic work has been exhibited in galleries, universities and museums in Mexico. She moved to New York City in 2009.

Gabriela has a B.A. in photography from SVA/Escuela Activa de Fotografía. She also has a B.A. in philosophy from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, and a master’s in art history from UNAM.

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Working Together For Education Funding #MakesSense

Written by Griffin Stein | 6 days ago

On Wednesday, July 18th, I joined the Committee for Education Funding (CEF) coalition on Capitol Hill to advocate for greater federal investment in education. Representing NCLD, I met with staffers and other coalition members, from as far away as Colorado and Texas, in support of the #5CentsMakesSense campaign, which calls for increased funding from a … Continue reading Working Together For Education Funding #MakesSense

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