As the Associate Director of Programming for City Parks Foundation, Paula Abreu curates music and educational programs for the iconic SummerStage and Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. Prior to joining CPF, Abreu worked in the programming team at Lincoln Center and at the Red Hot Organization. Inspired to pursue music programming after working in Angola, she holds a MA in Performing Arts Administration from NYU. From Rio de Janeiro, Abreu has been calling NYC home since 2010. Paula served as a WOMEX Samurai in 2018.