Chiara Paz

I am a Bruin through and through – I attended UCLA for my undergraduate degree in Psychology and graduate degree in Education.  I’ve enjoyed working with college students since my days as a peer mentor in Los Angeles City College and have continued to work in various university advisory positions for the past 17 years. Prior to joining the Economics department in February 2017, I served as the advisor for the joint Master’s and teaching credential program in the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies.

Grace Fransisca

I attended UC Davis as an undergraduate, where I majored in Biological Anthropology and minored in Sociology. While at UC Davis, I served as a peer advisor in the Anthropology Department and worked in the Office of University Registrar; both position provided me with a lot of knowledge and experience working with undergraduate students. Currently, I am working on my Master’s Degree in Psychology. I’ve been working at UCLA since 2014, with experience in finance, programming, events, and recruitment.

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