Paola is a native to Arizona and has an undergraduate degree in Social Work from Northern Arizona University. She has a strong past with volunteerism, the nonprofit sector, and has a personal passion in helping oppressed populations. Paola is currently a social work graduate student at Arizona State University concentrating on policy, administration, and community planning. She hopes to empower through her work vulnerable women and children to leading a sustainable life. She is eager to learn more about diverse populations through her internship at the Office of Global Social Work at Arizona State University and internship at GNSD.