Gabriel L. Matthews is an Analyst supporting the Job Corps Student Centered Design Project. Prior to joining Maher, Gabriel worked on economic policy at the Roosevelt Institute in New York where he conducted research on labor economics, income volatility, and wealth disparities. He also served as chair of the Institute’s diversity and inclusion initiative. Shortly after his tenure at the Roosevelt Institute, Gabriel synthesized National Bureau of Economic Research working papers to inform research approaches at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth and helped maintain the competitive grants program.
Moved by education justice work, Gabriel shifted into philanthropy by joining the Communities for Just Schools Fund – a donor collaborative – where he helped provide technical assistance and capacity-building support to over 50 community organizations comprised of youth and youth-centered community organizers, organizing for education justice and equity.
An original Brooklynite, Gabriel holds a dual B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and is currently pursuing an M.S. in Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University.
Gabriel’s office and current residence are located in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area.