Gabrielle Molina (she / her / hers) is currently the Executive Director of Project Music, a youth development and El Sistema-inspired music nonprofit located in Stamford, CT. In addition to her work at Project Music, Gabrielle is a faculty member and career coach at the Longy School of Music of Bard College. She has also recently joined the coaching faculty of AIM, the Academy for Impact through Music. Gabrielle has worked previously at YOLA (Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles) and at iCAN (The Incredible Children’s Art Network), two El Sistema-inspired programs in Southern California. Prior to joining the leadership team at Project Music, Gabrielle founded Teaching Artists International, a music nonprofit that created teaching artist exchanges spanning across 4 continents. She is the winner of the 2020 Sphinx Tank, awarded to the “Next Great Cultural Entrepreneur,” along with a $25,000 prize. In 2022, Gabrielle was named one of Yamaha’s 40 under 40 to “Celebrate Excellence in Music Education.” Gabrielle has held fellowships with the National Arts Strategies, the Global Leaders Program, Mass Challenge, and the Harvard Innovation Labs. Gabrielle holds K-12 teaching credentials in CA and CT. She holds a Master’s in International Education Policy from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.