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Paola is a Puerto Rican born “nuyorican” who grew up on the shores of Long Island and moved to Rochester for school. From participating in a multitude of Latinx parades and events, volunteering and the arts have always been a huge part of her life. During her time at RIT she was part of a multitude of programs and groups including the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and the RIT Orchestra. After graduating with a Bachelor in Exhibition Design and Management from the Institute of Technology she works full-time at SPOON, an exhibition, and events company. When she is not planning events you can find her playing violin, sewing or crafting with her fiance and dog.