“The Youth Assembly means connection, not only on a professional level but on a personal level; in this event, you don’t only meet lifelong allies but also lifelong friends.”
Paula is a passionate youth leader, activist, and law student in her home country, Costa Rica. Her activism focuses on youth empowerment, education, gender equality, and LGBTQIA+ rights. In 2022 Paula created “Detrás del Arcoíris,” a foundation that focuses on developing and providing quality education and resources to underprivileged Spanish-speaking LGBTQIA+ youth from around the globe. Paula has also partnered with several NGOs and organizations from around the world to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.