Gabrielle Fitzgerald

Founder and Chief Executive Officer,


Gabrielle Fitzgerald is the founder and CEO of Panorama, a platform for social change that works to accelerate solutions in areas including pandemic preparedness, gender parity, adolescent mental health, and other intractable issues affecting populations around the globe. Gabrielle believes in the power of collaborative partnerships, audacious thinking, and bold action to catalyze meaningful change.


With over 20 years of experience in philanthropy, resource mobilization, global health, and coalition building, Gabrielle has become a recognized voice and thought leader on catalytic philanthropy, women’s leadership, and emergency preparedness and response. Since founding Panorama in 2017, the organization has brought much-needed attention and significant funding to complex societal challenges, by managing over $36M through strategic partnerships, collaborative funds, and fiscal sponsorships.


Prior to this work, Gabrielle directed the $100M Ebola Program at the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and served as the director of Global Program Advocacy at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She led the public affairs strategy for HIV/AIDS and disaster response at the U.S. Agency for International Development and served as the communications director for the U.S. Committee for Refugees. She also served as a speechwriter for President Clinton at The White House.  


Gabrielle is a co-founder of the Pandemic Action Network and president of the board of United for Global Mental Health. She holds an M.A. from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and a B.A. from American University.