Paulina Sepulveda is a second year Master of Public Health Candidate in the Health Policy and Management department. She is a native of the San Fernando Valley, and double Bruin. Her Bachelor degrees are in International Development Studies, and Spanish. She has 4 years of work experience in pediatric mental health in the Greater Los Angeles area. In her role as an Outreach Specialist she supported mental health efforts in the San Gabriel Valley and South Los Angeles (SPA 3, 4 and 6) for 3 years. Her internship experience includes, research assistant at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Law Clerk for the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office Truancy Prevention Program, and Management Intern for Optum. Pediatric health, mental health, operations improvement, and health strategy are all career interests of Paulina.