Community Engagement Coordinator
Gabby Portela serves as the the Community Engagement Coordinator and supports the department’s Internship Initiative, oversees the alumni board, and coordinates the logistics of the department’s community projects. She earned her B.A. in Art History from Florida State University and an M.S. in Higher Education Administration from FIU. Gabby joined FIU in 2011 as the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the Frost Art Museum where she directed the design of all publicity materials including press releases, invitations, brochures, and museum catalogs. Previously, she worked at several cultural institutions including Miami Art Museum, The Florida Historic Capitol, and the Ringling Museum. She is an active member of the Junior League of Miami and is the Community Outreach Coordinator for the Miami Seminole Club.