Gilda has 20 years of experience in Enterprise Information Technology for several Fortune 500 companies. She specializes in database administration, database security, implementation, optimization with an emphasis on high availability, business continuity, and data governance. She is a big advocate of technology and leadership education. Founded “Latinas in data” as a FREE technical mentoring program that is trying to bridge the gap of IT database technical skills in the Latino community. She empowered and inspired women in technology as a speaker panelist at her leadership at the Grace Hopper Conference 2019. She was also a panelist at Data Platform WIT Day 2021 talking about the importance of mentoring and sponsorship. She has been a keynote speaker for multiple events in Latin America talking about the importance of Allyship.