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Gabriela Hernández Cardoso is a lawyer with vast experience in public and private sectors. In 2010, she was appointed President and CEO of GE Mexico. In 2013, she was named Latin America General Counsel for GE. Prior to joining GE, Gabriela worked in the Mexican government, holding positions in the NAFTA negotiation team, Under-Attorney for Consumer Protection and in the Ministry of Communications and Transportation, first as General Director for Telecommunications and then as Undersecretary for Communications, a presidential appointment. In the private sector, she has had experience in corporate law and international trade, working in companies such as Motorola and Tellabs. Gabriela earned her law degree with honors from Escuela Libre de Derecho, completing post-graduate studies. She was a Yale Greenberg World Fellow in 2016 and prior to this an advisor to Grupo Kaluz, one of Mexico’s top corporations. She co-teached the course “Building a Business in a Failed State-A Practicum for Hope Village, Somalia” at Yale, leveraging the student talent to create a sustainable business model for Hope Village bringing economic resources, purpose and dignity to the population. She continued supporting this initiative through 2018. Gabriela is a board member of corporations, think tanks, universities and nonprofit organizations.