Gabriella Kahn

Advancement Manager, Engagement and Programming

Gabriella Kahn joined the Smithsonian Libraries in September 2017. Before that, Gabi worked on strategy and operations as part of the Smithsonian Campaign team. She assisted in planning and coordination of events, Smithsonian National Board meetings, and Campaign Steering Committee meetings. She also supported the campaign director, especially with her work to develop various pan-institutional initiatives. She co-founded and currently leads the Smithsonian Network of Emerging Advancement Professionals to develop a community across advancement, and promote resource-sharing and collaboration. Before joining the Smithsonian in 2015, she worked on political campaigns and for a national super PAC that raised nearly $15 million in two years, organizing countless events and managing hundreds of volunteers. Gabi is from the Washington, DC area and holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania.