Paola has over 15 years of experience in progressive politics, campaigning, and storytelling. She is currently the Senior Development Strategist for Haitian Bridge Alliance. Prior to that, Paola served as the Director of Families Belong Together, a project of the National Domestic Workers Alliance. Paola also has a background in Communications, having served as the Communications Director for the International Planned Parenthood Federation’s Western Hemisphere, where she worked on reproductive health and rights across Latin America. She is a veteran of the Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama presidential campaigns, has a Master’s Degree in Foreign Policy from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Economics from the University of Maryland. Paola is a native Spanish speaker, a fluent French speaker, is conversational in Portuguese and Italian, and knows a bit of Russian. She has traveled to over 30 countries, is a proud first generation Uruguayan-American, and is an objectively terrible but avid CrossFitter.