Paulette Zinzun, CHCI–Environmental Defense Fund Intern
Hometown: San Luis, Arizona
School: Arizona State University
Major: Political Science
Placement: The Office of Rep. Raul Grijalva
Paulette Zinzun is a junior majoring in Political Science with a minor in Transborder Studies and two certificates in International Relations and Political Entrepreneurship at Arizona State University.
Having interned at the Arizona State Senate, Paulette gained insight on the legislative process at the state level, where she was also exposed to pressing issues that pertain to her community. As part of the page program, Paulette began thinking of ways to solve those issues and started connecting with local organizations to raise awareness.
As a CHCI intern, Paulette aspires to connect with organizations and Latino leaders to learn how to implement solutions in her hometown and be able to inspire others along the way.