Gia is a sophomore at Saint John’s School from Gurabo, Puerto Rico. She is passionate about using technology to make a difference in her community. She is the Girl Innovation’s founder that’s mission is to close the gender gap in tech. Her role as program leader is to teach and mentor young women about technology and empowering them to be confident, solve problems with technology and share knowledge with others. As an aspiring Biomedical Engineer, her goal is to make a lasting contribution to the society through innovation. Gia enjoys musical theatre, sailing and travel. She is most excited to learn about leadership and public speaking at the HERlead Forum. In addition to technology, Gia is passionate about helping Puerto Rico with the recovering because Hurricane Maria escalated Puerto Rico’s financial chaos into a humanitarian crisis. In Puerto Rico, she is known as “la chica del app” (The App Girl).