Paulina was born in Poland and immigrated to New York with her parents as a child. After graduating from Fordham University in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in Communications & Media Studies, she worked as a public relations executive and event planner in New York City. A year later, she moved to Puerto Rico where she continued to work as a licensed publicist, event planner and freelance food and travel writer.
In 2011, Paulina co-founded Kinori Group, a culinary events and consulting company where she co-produces Puerto Rico Restaurant Week™ and provides consulting services to the food and beverage industry. In 2018, Paulina participated in Grupo Guayacán’s EnterPRize competition/business accelerator and was awarded the Tourism & Hospitality Prize. Most recently, Paulina received a scholarship to partake in the Xcelerated Action Program for Women.