Paula Sanchez-Kucukozer, 2019 NALAC Leadership Insitute Fellow

Paula Sanchez-Kucukozer

  • Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works
  • Bayside, NY

Paula Sánchez-Kucukozer is a Mexican-born educator based in New York City. She holds a Master’s degree in Foreign Language Education from NYU and has taught Spanish in a variety of educational settings for 15 years.
Both a Mexican folk musician and dancer, Paula is a founding member of Son Pecadores, a collective dedicated to promoting the musical tradition of son jarocho. Paula has organized the annual “Encuentro de Soneros en NY” for the past five years, and a dozen workshops and special events featuring visiting artists from Mexico. She is actively involved in different community events and organizations.