Paula Fernandez-Baca is a consultant for global management consulting firm Bain & Company and recently graduated with her MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. After graduating with honors from The Johns Hopkins University, she taught students at KIPP Houston through Teach for America, and has worked in fundraising and advocacy for the KIPP Foundation, KIPP Bay Area, and Teach For America – Bay Area. She aspires to eventually return to the social sector, leading organizations making an impact in education and workforce development for underserved communities. She also hopes to be active in politics and policy that promotes equitable opportunities and community development. Paula holds an alumni board position with Miss Porter’s School, and since moving back to Texas has loved reconnecting with her hometown Houston and being closer to family.