Paula is a veteran of the film and television industry. She is best known for her portrayal of “Jane Vaughan” on the internationally acclaimed Degrassi: The Next Generation and her work on the Emmy-winning series Dark Oracle as “Cally Stone”, both of which garnered her Gemini Award nominations for Best Performance in a leading role. She is currently filming her fourth season of CBC/ Soapnet’s hit series Being Erica.
Paula, an extremely versatile performer, is also a two-time Dora Award nominee, earning nominations in the same year for Best Actress in a Musical and Best Featured Performance. Her passion for the arts also extends to music. She is classically trained in both voice and piano (Gr. 8 RCM in both disciplines) and showcased her rock/pop vocal abilities on 3 songs she recorded for the Degrassi Takes Manhattan soundtrack.
Paula is honoured to be joining the Because I am a Girl Ambassador team and is extremely passionate about bettering youth’s education around the world and women’s rights.