Paloma Serrano

A native of Madrid, Paloma Serrano attended one of the best Universities in Spain to become a lawyer. While working for a few years at several law firms she decided to pursue her passion for teaching as a full-time career, initially as professor of Master degree courses in the training school of the Madrid Chamber of Commerce. At the same time, she combined this work with her own education getting two master degrees in Spanish Tax Law and Human Resources. After moving to New York City, she continued her career teaching Spanish as a second language at New York University and Queen Sofia Spanish Cultural Center. During those years she got another Master’s degree in Human Resources at Baruch Colleague in New York. Living in Houston she worked at Rice University, the University of St. Thomas, and the University of Houston teaching Spanish as a second language. During this time she got a Master’s degree in Latin American Culture and Spanish Linguistics at the University of Houston. In Vienna, Austria in addition to continuing with her work as a teacher of Spanish for adults at the Instituto Cervantes and for middle school students at a Private International School, she completed her Ph.D. thesis title “Leadership of Hispanic Women in the USA: In Business, Politics, and Academia.”