Pauline’s experience spans across government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and academic institutions. Previously, Pauline conducted research for a motion-activated video game study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, targeting opioid and marijuana addiction among teens in a drug rehabilitation center. She also served as the reproductive health program coordinator at a NYC-based nonprofit, where she provided grant and communications support for reproductive health clinics as well as communications, event planning, and coordination for the NYC IUD Taskforce. As a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) public health associate at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, she provided support for various emergency preparedness initiatives and was heavily involved in the Superstorm Sandy response in 2012. She also aided disease outbreak investigations, including measles and salmonella, and disease prevention education programs.
Pauline earned a Bachelor of Arts in public health and a minor in education at University of California, Berkeley, and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health with a concentration in communications and marketing at The Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University.
With a lifelong goal to visit as many countries as the number of years she has lived, so far Pauline has fulfilled her mission!
A social marketing enthusiast, Pauline has a passion for influencing social change for the better. As a Californian native, dogless dog lover, and avid traveler, Pauline can be found daydreaming about eating an In-N-Out burger on a sandy beach with puppies.