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Transfer Retreat x PASS x UC Berkeley

2020-06-16T21:54:36+00:00

I planned and implemented a Transfer Retreat for Filipino/Pilipinx transfer students at UC Berkeley—there hadn't been a Pil Transfer Retreat for about 10 years. At UC Berkeley, the Filipino student population stands around 3%. Transfer students are allotted an average of 2-3 years of attendance in comparison to traditional students who attend for 4+ years. [...]

Strategic Philanthropy 5k Grant x Seneca x Haas

2020-06-13T08:36:55+00:00

For the Strategic Philanthropy class at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, my group advocated for and won a $5,000 grant for Seneca Family of Agencies, a certified non-profit operating primarily in the Bay Area. Through an interview with a Director at Seneca and an analysis of its structure and programs, we argued that the [...]

Morenx Monday @ UC Berkeley

2020-06-06T01:27:10+00:00

Through the 2018-2019 school year, I organized weekly community wellness sessions at UC Berkeley. The project was called Morenx Mondays. Inspired by Asia Jacksons #MagandangMorenx, this project was created to support Filipino/Filipinx students and celebrate our melanin. With the low representation on campus, and the pervasiveness of colorism in the Filipino community, it was important [...]

Transfer Talks x PASS

2020-06-12T23:32:11+00:00

I led a media project that highlighted the experiences of Filipino transfer Students at UC Berkeley. Because transfer students are only on-campus for an average 2-3 years, they lack resources and knowledge to competitively engage with their traditional 4-year-admission peers. This leads to increased imposter syndrome and a lack of engagement with on-campus resources. [...]