Paul is a graduate student in the Master of Urban Design program at the School of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University. He is an architect from Ecuador, where he graduated in 2014. He has experienced living and studying abroad in Switzerland and Germany. During his years at undergrad, he got involved in various programs for leadership with students throughout Latin America. His experience includes a research project in the field of Historic Urban Landscape, design projects for real states companies, and urban design consulting. He has also been involved in various multidisciplinary workshops and plans. One of them a collective that he founded with friends in his hometown Cuenca that seek to promote a proactive involvement between the academia and impoverished communities. In 2015, he was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study his master in the USA, where he will receive a degree in 2018.