Paulette Tran, B.A.

CIP Berkeley Berkeley, California

Paulette Tran, B.A.

Paulette specializes in youth empowerment and asset-based community development and has a variety of work experience within education and programming across the Bay Area.  Valuing social and emotional learning, her process aims to support the student as they emerge as self-motivated leaders in their own journey.

Paulette graduated from San Francisco State University with a degree in Sociology and an emphasis on human sexuality.  Prior to CIP, she worked in research as an ethnographer at the Cesar E. Chavez Institute in San Francisco, created and implemented curriculum at various afterschool programs in Oakland, and served as a Youth Counselor in East Palo Alto supporting students with high school credit recovery.

Since being at CIP, Paulette has gained experience and skills working directly with the neurodivergent community that she utilizes to impact strong programming and team building.  She is PEERS certified and has taken courses at Landmark College working towards a certificate in Learning Differences and Neurodiversity.

Paulette also spends her time running a small business where she makes Vietnamese food at a local farmers’ market.  Besides that, she enjoys music and going out for a morning swim.

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