Gabrielle Gayagoy Gonzalez (she/her/hers) is a Filipina American and an Instructional Designer and Marketing and PR Strategist for The Winters Group, Inc. Her writing has appeared in Shape, Self, Women’s Health, and Seventeen. As an editor at Shape, she increased coverage of women of color and hired the magazine’s first Black columnist. A neurodiverse multi-hyphenate, she is also a former New York City Teaching Fellow at Harvey Milk High School and a founding teacher at the Academy for Software Engineering, a public high school that expanded access to coding education to Black, Latine, and female students across New York City. Gabrielle earned an advanced diploma in managing workplace diversity and inclusion from New York University, a master of science in education from Hunter College, and a bachelor of arts in journalism from The Ohio State University. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, son, and two TV-loving cats. She remembers the Lenape.