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Paola Santiago

Paola Santiago

Atlanta, GA, US

 
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About 

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Employment 

Jan 2020 - current
 

Center for Hydro-Generated Urbanism at UF School of Architecture, Gainesville, FL, US, Research Associate

Jan 2019 - May 2019
 

AprendeVR, Atlanta, Instructor

Summer Camp held at Puerto Rico Science, Technology & Research.

Jun 2018 - Jul 2018
 

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), San Juan, PR, US, Student Licensing Advisor

Informed and presented the recent changes of the architectural licensing process (ARE and AXP Experience) to University of Puerto Rico students.

Jul 2017 - Jul 2018
 

Coleman Davis Pagán Arquitectos, Ocean Park, PR, US, Architectural Intern

Focused in Practice and Project Management, and Project Development and Documentation.

Jan 2018 - May 2018
 

Brito Development Group, Guaynabo, PR, US, Intern

Worked with engineers in construction and emphasized on the importance of Project and Practice Management.

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
 

XIV Bienal de Arquitectura & Arquitectura Paisajista de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, US, Host

Colegio de Arquitectos y Arquitectos Paisajistas de Puerto Rico

Sep 2016 - Sep 2016
 

Coordinadora Latinoamericana de Estudiantes de Arquitectura (CLEA), Panama City, PA, Participant

Elected to participate in TSL (Taller Social Latinoamericano/ Latin American Social Workshop) celebrated in Panama on March 2016. Only 120 architecture students of 17 countries will participate on this event, just two of the School of Architecture at the University of Puerto Rico.

Apr 2016 - Apr 2016
 

RSP & ASSOCIATES LAW OFFICE, San Juan, PR, US, Administrative Assitant

Administrative Assistant under orders from the Executive Director: Coordination with the Director and a lawyer in the preparation of work on computer; Receipt, distribution and file of correspondence. Channel telephone calls and refer customers who arrive at reception.

May 2013 - Jul 2015
 

Education 

Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, GA, US, MArch, Architecture

Jun 2019 - current
 

TU Delft University of Technology, Delft, NL, Summer School Planning and Design with Water

Jul 2018 - Jul 2018
 

University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR, US, Bachelors, Environmental Design

UPR's School of Architecture
Magna Cum Laude, 3.84/4.0 GPA

2014: The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Member.
2015: Golden Key International Honour Society, Member.
2015-2016: Architecture Council representative before the General Council of the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.
2015- Present: American Institute of Architecture Students, UPR Chapter Member, Representative (2015/16) & Student Licensing Advisor (2017/18). + Architectural Community Workshop of the University of Puerto Rico.

Aug 2013 - Jul 2018
 

American Military Academy, Guaynabo, PR, US, High School, High School Diploma

GPA: 4.16
2009-2011: Class President & participant at the National Young Leaders Conference.
2009-2012: Oratory Club & Interact Club
2009-2013: National Honor Society Member & Historian (2013)
2011-2013: Newspaper Journalist
2012-2013: Student Council President & Community Service Club Vice President.

Aug 2001 - May 2013
 

Awards 

Portman Prize, Honorable Mention

2020
 

Kinesis Foundation, Scholarship

2019
 
2019
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills