Working with a group of young VR pioneers in Shenzhen, China 

Photos by Nicole Franzen


Ms. Paola Paulino, is from Orlando, Florida and has worked in the tech industry for many years. She graduated from the Ringling College of Art and Design in 2010, majoring in Computer Animation and went on to work in the gaming and animation industries. Spending a large amount of time working with Microsoft, she has been part of multiple incubation groups and has developed 3D content and character animation in many different projects.

Paola Paulino getting a shoutout from Alvin Wang Graylin at the HTC Vive Tracker Conference - Shenzhen, China

Ms. Paulino entered the field of education with the hopes of influencing the design thinking for the Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) Educational Technology space by inspiring youth and allowing them to develop an interest in the industry. She seeks to facilitate learning and exploration around how to use immersive tech as a vehicle for empathy and global thinking as well as to contribute towards the efforts of fostering a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, embracing diverse perspectives while enriching the VR/AR ecosystem.


Paola Paulino, Director of VR Immersive Technology Education