Paola helps ELAW’s legal team work with environmental and human rights advocates around the world. Paola holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, a B.A. from Brown University, and a B.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design. She is a first-generation Argentinian American from Texas and speaks Spanish, French, and English. Before joining ELAW in 2019, Paola co-developed a machine learning tool to investigate crimes against environmental activists, taught environmental law at Boston College, supported climate change negotiators at the UNFCCC, and managed USAID-funded climate change and biodiversity projects. Paola is the author and illustrator of Fierce Femmes, a feminist coloring book.