Gabriela “Gabby” Calugay-Casuga (she/they) is a writer and activist based in so-called “Ottawa.” They began writing for Migrante Ottawa’s radio show, Talakayang Bayan, in 2017. Since then, she has written for CHUO FM and The Canadian Press. From the start of her journalism career, Gabby has focused on justice and human rights reporting. Gabby has also organized for social and economic justice with groups such as ACORN Canada, Diversify Canterbury and Anakbayan. Gabby is set to graduate from Carleton University’s Journalism and Humanities program in 2024 and she hopes to one day freelance from her own alpaca farm.