Executive Director of Development
Phone: (510) 643-5043
Liz collaborates with alumni and friends to build program and fellowship support for Berkeley’s talented graduate students, increasing accessibility for graduate studies while maintaining Cal’s high caliber of education and research.
Having joined Berkeley four years ago, she remains amazed by the deep connection and generosity of alumni, friends and industry partners working together to maintain Berkeley’s excellence. Liz began her career at Cal at the College of Engineering where she helped build philanthropic support for innovative technologies. Liz has spent the last eleven years working with non-profits in the Bay Area.
Donor Relations Manager
Phone: (510) 642-6721
Sonya helps ensure graduate student programs remain vital by analyzing fundraising programs and encouraging annual support from alumni and friends. She is committed to keeping philanthropists appraised of the impact of their funding.
Sonya has been a part of Berkeley’s advancement community for over a decade. From managing database migrations to engaging with donors, Sonya delights in both analysis and making personal connections. Before working at UC, she consulted with nonprofits on their database needs and performed and recorded as a singer-songwriter.
Phone: (510) 643-9164
Jane orchestrates events on campus and around the world that unite fans of Berkeley’s renowned graduate programs, innovative research, and unparalleled students and faculty.
Having worked at the Graduate Division for more than fifteen years, Jane considers the highlight of her work to be wrestling “the devil in the details” of event management and getting to know Berkeley students, faculty, alumni and friends. Originally from the East Coast near Boston, she now considers herself a Californian and loves to enjoy the natural beauty of the Bay Area with friends, attend the theater, and devour a good book.
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