Gabriela Casineanu

Gabriela Casineanu is the Founder and President of the Immigrant Writers Association (IWA), a non-profit corporation that encourages the first and second generation immigrants to express themselves more through writing. We have so much to share with the world!

She is a certified professional coach and ten times best-selling author, including the award-winning book “Introverts: Leverage Your Strengths for an Effective Job Search.” Gabriela helped thousands of immigrant professionals become more successful in their job search and build meaningful careers.

Through her consulting firm – Thoughts Designer – she delivers thought-provoking presentations and experiential programs that facilitate organizational and professional growth. Her broad expertise (system coaching, engineering, IT, quality assurance, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, adult learning), along with an MBA, allows her to combine various concepts and techniques to help professionals and organizations embrace system thinking as a way to become more strategic, resilient and creative problem-solvers.

Gabriela is also a multi-disciplinary artist, the past President of Romanian Business Networking Society, Founder of the English-French Toastmasters Club, was a member of the first PINs Advisory Committee, and former PINs Manager.