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Valerie Gatto


Hometown: Pittsburgh

Height: 5’ 5”

Age: 24


Valerie is a woman who knows what she wants, how to get it, and won't stop until she does, all the while maintaining her integrity and respect for others. She is a graduate of honors from the University of Pittsburgh. Currently, she is a Marketing Coordinator, while continuing to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. She hopes to become the CMO of a major company after receiving her MBA. She plans to start a philanthropy project that will positively impact underprivileged children in the USA. She enjoys cooking, traveling, singing, The Pittsburgh Steelers, being a trivia buff, and working with kids. She describes herself as hungry, inspirational and purpose-driven.

As a product of a rape, Valerie is passionate about educating women about sexual assault so they can protect themselves. Not only does her story shed light on a serious issue that affects women, but it demonstrates that the "American Dream" is relevant and attainable because your circumstances do not define your life.

Favorite Things

Movie : Goodfellas

Song : "The Greatest Love of All" by Whitney Houston

Sport : Golf

Food : Anything southern Italian

fun facts

  1. 1

    Was voted "Most Outspoken" by her graduating class in high school.

  2. 2

    Was a Girl Scout for twelve years and sold the most Girl Scout cookies in her service area for 8 years in a row.

  3. 3

    Was an English tutor to kids across Italy.