Gabriel Brodbar spent 13 years as the founder and Executive Director of the NYU Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship at New York University, later renamed the NYU Social Entrepreneurship Program. As the first cross-university initiative of its kind, the program worked with students, faculty, and interested parties from NYU and around the world interested in realizing pattern breaking change of social importance in sustainable and scalable ways.
Prior to joining NYU, he was the former founding Director of the Office of Housing Policy and Development at the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, where he developed and implemented a data-based method of policy analysis that led to a fundamental change in New York City’s housing policy for children, families and young adults involved in the child welfare system.
Gabriel is a founding member of the Child Welfare League of America’s National Homelessness Advisory Panel, a Teach For America alumnus (‘91), holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from the CUNY Hunter College School of Social
He now is the Founder and President of Catskill Carriage, the first and only regularly scheduled and bespoke luxury transportation provider supporting New York’s Catskill Region.