Paulina Concha studied a B.S. in Chemistry at the Instituto Tecnólogico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Mexico from 2001-2005. After graduating, she worked at Procter & Gamble in the department of Packaging Engineering for Latin America from 2006 to 2011, located in Mexico City. During the time at P&G she was in charge of packaging optimization, supplier qualifications, initiative management and implementation, and technical support for various plants in Latin America. On 2011 she was accepted at Columbia University where she got her degree as M.S in Environmental Engineering focusing on water treatment, management and supply. Paulina now works at the Columbia Water Center as a researcher in the areas of climate impact and water management in agriculture and urban water supply.