Gabriella Ginsberg-Fletcher is a 27-year-old student at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, where she is studying towards her MPA in Economic and Political Development and Conflict Resolution. She was born and raised in a religious pluralistic community in Jerusalem. After spending a few years is Switzerland as a young teen, she returned to Jerusalem to complete high school and do her national service, as an IDF officer, receiving a 2013 Independence Day Excellence Award. She moved to New York in 2015 and has been studying ever since. She is hoping to pursue a career at the United Nations.