Gabriela Jimenez works as Latin America Partnerships Coordinator at KAIROS since 2018. Previously, she served as an educator, having taught at the University of Toronto and Ryerson University in Toronto as well as at an International Baccalaureate school in Mexico City, Mexico. Gabriela holds a MA degree in Afro-American Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a PhD in ethnomusicology from the University of Toronto. She has extensive experience researching the intersection of race, gender, and sexuality in the Americas, through music and sound. Her writing has been published in Black Music Research Journal, Sounding Out!, The FADER, among others.