Gabriella Hoffman   -  Volunteer Faculty at the Leadership Institute

Gabriella Hoffman

Gabriella Hoffman is a Regional Field Coordinator for the Leadership Institute serving the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Born and raised in Orange County, California, Gabriella attributes her conservatism to her parents - Lithuanian immigrants - who escaped from the former USSR and came here in search of freedom in 1986. She recently graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) where she studied political science and minored in history.

While at UCSD, she was president of the Young Americans for Freedom chapter, a contributor to the conservative paper- The California Review- on campus, and a member of the pro-Israel group. During her first year there, Gabriella organized an event with David Horowitz on campus to counter “Israel Apartheid Week” that garnered national attention after a female member of the Muslim Students Association said she agreed with the notion of a Second Holocaust. Additionally, she served as the Executive Assistant of The Rick Amato Show on KCBQ 1170AM, an Assistant Editor of TheCollegeConservative, and the Director of College Outreach for Eagle Forum of San Diego. She coupled her activism with writing and blogging, and has been published in Townhall, Fox Nation, Right Wing News, Counter Cultured, and Campus Reform.

Gabriella previously interned at Young America’s Foundation’s Reagan Ranch Center, Ann and Phelim Media, LLC, and the Media Research Center’s She's also been recognized for her activism and writing as a Conservative Agenda Project essay winner in 2010 and a 2011 recipient of a Phillips Foundation’s Ronald Reagan College Scholar award.