Paola Salinas Montiel

Uriel & Isabella Oseguera Scholar

Paola is a Los Medanos College student who plans to pursue a double major in Electrical Engineering and Math at UC Santa Cruz. Despite facing many challenges, Paola has continued to persevere. With the help of her friends, Paola established Women in STEM and she served as the club’s first President. As the first in her family to graduate from a post-secondary institution, she hopes to give back to her community by encouraging peers and young children to pursue careers in science.