Gisela Angulo-Avellaneda


Marketing and Communications Lead


Gisela Angulo- Avellaneda is the Marketing and Communications Lead of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley. As MCL, she is responsible for creating content, managing ongoing communications, and supporting HFSV’s Strategic Fund Development needs aligning with our mission. 

Gisela was born and raised in Bucaramanga, Colombia, and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area five years ago. She is a driven and results-oriented Digital Marketer with an LL.B from Universidad Industrial de Santander and a recent Certificate in Digital Marketing from UC Berkeley Extension. Bilingual and an exceptional communicator who writes, presents, and adjusts messages effectively in English and Spanish. 

Gisela grew up in a family with a tremendous passion for helping those most in need. She has advocated for low-income and underrepresented communities from a very young age, and she has strived to impact people positively around her. 

Since moving to California, she has sought to empower other women in the Latinx community – especially young immigrants – to overcome impostor syndrome and to show the world their most authentic selves. 

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