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Gabriella Gomez-Mont

MaRS Solutions Lab Advisory Board; Founder, Laboratorio para la Ciudad

Gabriella Gomez-Mont

MaRS Solutions Lab Advisory Board; Founder, Laboratorio para la Ciudad

Gabriella Gomez-Mont is the founder of Laboratorio para la Ciudad, the award-winning experimental arm of the Mexico City government. Today, she directs Experimentalista, a new creative office that constantly shifts shape to accommodate high-level, multidisciplinary collaborations across the world. Experimentalista encourages users to collaborate and create unique models for urban inquiry, experimentation and governance.
A talented journalist, visual artist, creative advisor and director of documentary films, Gabriella is a winner of the Audi Urban Future Award, the Best Art Practice Award (Italian Government), the Creative Bureaucrats Award (German government), and the TED City 2.0 Prize, among many accomplishments. She is an MIT Director’s Fellow, a Yale World Fellow, a TED Senior Fellow, an Institute for the Future Fellow, a Salzburg Seminar Fellow, a Fabrica Alumni, and a World Cities Summit Young Leader. Gabriella is also part of the international advisory committee for the Mayor of Seoul on Social Innovation, NACTO’s Streets for Kids, the XXII Triennale of Milan, C4’s Knowledge Hub, and UNDP’s Lab Accelerator. Gabriella was recently named one of the 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company magazine.