Gabriella Gómez-Mont

Gabriella Gómez-Mont is the founder of Laboratorio para la Ciudad, the experimental arm / creative think tank of the Mexico City government, reporting to the Mayor. The Lab is a place to explore social scripts and urban futures, as well as to create links between civil society and government, insisting on the importance of political and public imagination in the execution of its experiments. Gabriella is a journalist, visual artist, a director of documentary films, as well as a creative advisor to several cities, universities, and companies. In addition to being a Yale World Fellow, she is also a TED speaker, TED Senior Fellow, an MIT Director's Fellow, an Institute for the Future Fellow, a World Cities Summit Young Leader, and part of the international advisory committee for the Mayor of Seoul on Social Innovation.