B.A. in Modern Languages and Linguistics
"Prior to her studies at UMBC, Paulette Martinez worked as a Master Well Driller, a union tile setter, and in the environmental restoration field, breaking barriers for women in all fields. She graduates with a 4.O GPA, and recently received an Overall Academic Achievement Award in Modern Languages and Linguistics. Martinez volunteered with the Hispanic Youth Symposium, a program hosted on the UMBC campus designed to offer practical help and inspiration for Hispanic high school students who are considering attending college."