Zeta Spotlight: Gabby D'Ostilio
Name: Gabby D'Ostilio / @g.dostilio
Major: Business of Creative Enterprises '22
Pledge class: Spring 2020
What made you decide to join Zeta?
I met many people during my first semester at Emerson who I very much admired, and who were members of Zeta. I wanted to be part of an organization that would introduce me to lifelong friends while simultaneously teaching me skills I could use in a professional environment.
What are you involved in on campus besides Zeta?
.I'm on the Kidding Around Board, part of Achoired Taste Acappella, the Co-Theatre Submissions Coordinator for the EVVY's, and work as a Service Desk Assistant at the Iwasaki Library!
How has Zeta helped you professionally and personally?
Zeta taught me the importance of taking into account different viewpoints and ideas. In both professional and personal environments, I now understand what can be accomplished when you step back from the issue at hand and listen to insight from others.
What are three professional goals/aspirations you have?
1. Secure a competitive arts management internship within the performing arts sphere.
2. Get my Master's Degree in Arts Administration.
3. Move to NYC and become employed as an administrator at a performing arts center.
What is a piece of advice you would give to your freshman self? You'll find the place where you belong on campus and you will feel so loved!
What is an organization you'd like to highlight and bring attention to or a cause you're passionate about?
Ramp Your Voice! was created by Vilissa Thompson, a Black disabled woman, and promotes "empowerment, education, inclusion and self-advocacy for people with disabilities." The website for Ramp Your Voice! (http://www.rampyourvoice.com/ramp-your-voice-services/) provides countless resources, tools, and services and for both self-advocates and allies.