Paula Kawakami

Engagement and Communications Designer

Paula is an Engagement and Communications Designer at 3×3, focusing on facilitating qualitative research, public outreach, and creating visual communications. With a background in urban planning, social architecture, and project management, she is passionate about understanding complex social issues and translating them into accessible design services for communities. Prior to 3×3, Paula has designed branding, services and outreach strategies for mental health and education-focused nonprofits in São Paulo and New York. She also developed graphic materials for UN Women, Gensler, and Parsons DESIS Lab. Paula holds an MFA in Transdisciplinary Design from Parsons School of Design, The New School and a Bachelor in Architecture and Urban Planning from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, São Paulo.

Fun fact: Paula once was a dancer in an awarded hip-hop group. But no, she doesn’t remember any moves.

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