Paola Ramos is currently the Spokesperson for the New York City Council, where she is amplifying NYC’s legal efforts to protect immigrants and using creative venues to advance the City’s agenda of justice and equity. Before this, Ramos was the Deputy Director of Hispanic Media for Hillary Clinton’s 2017 Presidential Campaign, where she ensured Secretary Clinton’s message and platform was reaching the Latino and immigrant communities across the country. Ramos has worked in democratic politics and campaigns throughout her entire career. She first joined the Obama Administration in 2009 as the Scheduler to President Obama’s environmental policy advisor. Later, Ramos joined the Office of the Vice President, becoming Dr. Jill Biden’s Special Assistant and helping to manage Dr. Biden’s policy initiatives. She also worked on Vice President Biden’s team in Chicago during the 2012 re-election campaign. Additionally, Ramos has field work experience in Guatemala and Palestine, where she’s collaborated on international development projects.
Ramos received her Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and her B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University. She is a proud Mexican, Cuban, Spanish and American Latinx.