Gabriela was born and raised in Tehuacan, Puebla, Mexico. She is the oldest of 4 siblings. Gabriela studied International Business at Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla and has a certification of Marketing Strategy from Harvard University and Certification, Digital Marketing strategy, customers, planning , and ROI from Columbia Business School. Gabriela also has a Masters and E-Commerce from Online Business School of Barcelona University. She is the Founder of Solanoexp a business with the purpose of preserving traditional Mexican handcraft combined with modern, unifying artisans, designers and consumers while also sustaining and improving the lives in communities in Mexico.