Maurina Paradise

Finance and Operations Manager
Global Inclusion and Engagement

Maurina joined the GI&E family in 2019. Her role is to manage the human resource, fiscal and budget information, and otherwise support the various programs of the Multicultural Student Centers. She is a wearer of multiple diverse hats.

Maurina has been appointed to a number of taskforces and committees. She is a member of the Multicultural Network and has co-chaired the planning committee for the annual Fall Welcome and Winter Welcome Open house events.

Maurina joined UWM in March of 2013 after moving to Milwaukee from Denver, CO. However, she spent her childhood living on the Island of Hawai’i where her education was filled with the history and stories of Native Hawaiians. A first generation student (neither of her parents finished high school), she holds three degrees from Indiana University; a B.S. (Pre-Law), M.A. (Journalism) and M.P.A. (Environmental Policy). She has a passion for getting things done.