Gabriella Ippolito is a Director at Blue Star Strategies, LLC, where she focuses on Latin American and European trade and investment, international and domestic political analysis, and economic development.

Previously, Gabriella served as an AmeriCorps member with CASA de Maryland/Baltimore City Community College's New Americans Citizenship Program of Maryland, where she informed the immigrant community in Maryland about the process for citizenship. She has worked at the Mexican Consulate in Denver, Colorado as well as at the Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute, where she focused on security issues and trade. She has also worked with the U.S. Department of State in Curacao, where she analyzed the political and economic climate in the former Netherlands Antilles and coordinated outreach events.

Gabriella holds an M.A. in International Studies from the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies where she concentrated on U.S.-Latin America Relations. She received her B.A. in International Relations from Franklin College in Switzerland.

Gabriella speaks Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese.