Astrophysics major and Data Science Master’s student at Illinois Institute of Technology (GPA: 3.35)
Paula is an aspiring Astrophysicist with plenty of experience communicating science. With a notable track record of mentoring over 50 students as part of the IIT Mentee program and serving as the treasurer for the Society of Women in Space Exploration, Paula is dedicated to inspiring and motivating young minds in pursuing STEM careers. In addition to her scientific pursuits, she finds joy in reading, taking long walks, and exploring her passion for writing (fun fact: she earned first place in a recent philosophy writing contest!).
Equipped with a solid foundation in galactic, extragalactic, and stellar astrophysics, Paula possesses a versatile skill set. Her adaptability, responsibility, and strong communication skills enable her to effectively convey complex ideas to diverse audiences. Moreover, she excels in collaborative environments, showcasing excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills. Paula is eager to share her vast knowledge and inspire campers during the upcoming summer!