Paloma Ramos is an accomplished Arts Administrator who specializes in the design and management of music education programs with a social justice framework. For over a decade she worked at Harmony Project, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit providing free instruments and music lessons to youth in under-resourced communities. As Chief Program Officer, she led its growth from 800 to over 3500 students in partnership with several school districts and community organizations. She is currently the Fellowship Manager at Academy for Impact through Music, an International fellowship program for Teaching Artists working in educational programs for social impact.
Paloma has been playing the violin since she was 3 years old, starting with the Suzuki method. She studied Cultural Anthropology and Latin American Studies as an undergraduate at Northwestern University.