Paulina’s passion for higher education attainment was sparked at a young age. Born in Mexico City, raised in Los Angeles Paulina attended public schools and received mentorship and guidance from educators who believe every child should have a quality education. Paulina graduated from California State University Northridge (CSUN) with a B.S. Business and received her M.P.A in Public Policy from California State University Los Angeles (CSULA) and recently graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) Master in Social Work. Currently, working in local government at the City of South Gate under Public Works, and in search of opportunities to take her passion for education and skillet and work in a higher education institution.