Paula is a researcher and writer with years of experience in the government, nonprofit, and corporate sectors. As an independent consultant, Paula provides consulting services in the areas of data analytics and visualization techniques. A self-proclaimed data nerd, she is passionate about the effective communication of data analysis results to targeted audiences. Paula is a previous Co-President of the Tulane Club of Washington, DC. During her term, the DC Club received an award for the Tulane Alumni Club of the Year. During her personal time, Paula enjoys traveling. She traveled through Western Europe for a summer as a part of her MBA studies to learn more about how management information systems function in various global companies and spent a semester conducting public health research in Costa Rica as part of her MBA.