Washington, DC, USA
AD HAWK: ILLUMINATING POLITICAL POWER IN REAL TIME
Gabriela Schneider is the Communications Director of the Sunlight Foundation, and is responsible for leading Sunlight's Communications team and external affairs. The Communications team works in collaboration with Sunlight Labs, Sunlight’s in-house team of technologists and designers, to create user-friendly web tools and apps to catalyze government accountability and civic engagement. Gabriela came to Washington, D.C. determined to work in public policy serving the public interest and focused on online privacy and educational media. She enjoyed her life as a policy wonk, but preferred translating policy issues into accessible journalism, and shifted her career to concentrate on digital storytelling, media relations and public engagement.