Célia Paschoal

Assistant to the Division Directors
Caring connector. People person. Thoughtful extrovert.

Say hello to Célia Paschoal – Assistant to the Division Directors. Célia is one of the many bright lights at Field and she is always there to help. Célia grew up in Brazil but she has spent much of her adult life in the U.S., where she completed her Bachelor's Degree at American University and a graduate certificate at George Washington University. You don’t want to miss a funny story involving her and a former U.S. president!

Where did you grow up?
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil 

What is your alma mater?
American University 

What is your favorite book or podcast?
Podcast: Mel Robbins // Book: Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

What is something that people at The Field School might not know about you?
I broke security to shake President Bill Clinton's hand.

What hobbies do you have outside of The Field School?
Reading, exercising, walking on the beach, spending time with family and friends.  

What was the first concert you ever attended?
“The Grateful Dead” (in America)

Who inspires you and why?
My son. Because of him I strive to be a better person everyday.

If you could share one piece of advice with your younger self, what would it be?
Don’t take other people's opinions seriously. I go through life without worrying what people think of me. It is irrelevant!

What do you love most about working at The Field School?
The staff, students, and of course the campus. Field is a very welcoming place! I love it here.