Shanelle Gabriel

Patient Leader

SHANELLE GABRIEL is a poet, singer, and advocate for Lupus that has toured both nationally and internationally, hitting cities from LA to Vancouver to South Africa. She is widely known for both opening and featuring on HBO's Def Poetry Jam alongside Jill Scott and DMX and has also shared the stage with artists such as Eric Benet, Talib Kweli, and more. She's performed at numerous walks for Lupus, spoken at the National Press Room for the National Institute of Health, performed at Capital Hill and Lupus Research conferences, and has been featured in several publications including Women's Health Magazine regarding her life as an artist with Lupus.


Brooklyn, NY

Past Awards Participation

Fourth Annual Health Activist Awards


Health Activist Hero

Sixth Annual WEGO Health Awards


Patient Leader Hero
Shanelle Gabriel

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