Gabriela (Gabby) Citrone is a bold, young philanthropist committed to giving back to her community and empowering others to invest in social impact initiatives. Gabby believes that constant learning and collaboration is necessary to become a stronger, more effective philanthropist and advocate.
Currently, Gabby is the Director of Initiatives at the Citrone 33 Foundation where she oversees programs and special initiatives. The Foundation invests in education, health, and human services to improve quality of life for all. Gabby co-designed and co-leads its EMBRACE Pittsburgh mental wellness initiative and, in 2017, served as a consultant for Play It Forward Pittsburgh, a campaign for organ donation. She has held instrumental positions as a Fellow at the Penguins Foundation and Intern at the Milken Institute Center for Strategic Philanthropy.
Gabby is a member of the MaverickNext Fellowship, a transformative two-year program for young female philanthropists. MaverickNext increases access to reproductive healthcare for girls and women in the developing world. The fellowship has encouraged Gabby to pursue philanthropic opportunities in public health domestically and globally.
Gabby has a bachelor’s degree in sport and event management from Elon University. Gabby was born in Fairfield, Connecticut and lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She also spends time with her family in Orlando, Florida, and Hilton Head, South Carolina.