Gabriella joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston in 2016. She focuses on projects that leverage the intersection of community development research and communications to convey complex findings to a wide range of audiences in approachable and innovative ways, and seeks to improve public access to and understanding of data and policy information through her work. Her community development interests include qualitative research applications, underemployment and employment disparities, and housing access and affordability, among others. Gabriella previously served for nearly four years as a community development researcher at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, where she managed the San Francisco Fed’s Vantage Point Community Indicators Project and the Community Investments publication. Before joining the Federal Reserve System, she was the policy associate for the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, a regional trade and policy organization for affordable housing. She holds a Master of City and Regional Planning degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. from Brown University.