Paula Pecorella is the Manager of Fellows and Career Programs at the Institute of Politics and Public Service. Prior to joining the Institute, she founded and lead an NGO that provides access to higher education for teachers in rural Ghana. She served as a social media consultant for Reading Partners, a non profit organization that services underprivileged students nationwide, and most recently helped develop and distribute music for a socially conscious music artist based in Nashville, TN.
Born and raised on Long Island, Paula holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Stony Brook University. During her undergraduate career, she studied abroad in over a dozen countries on Semester at Sea and completed internships at CBS News, 60 Minutes, Disney, and Fox Business Network.