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Spring 2013 CCDE Fellows

Victoria Pardini

Cal Class of 2014

Victoria Pardini is a junior at UC Berkeley, completing a double major in history and political science. She is particularly interested in how political decisions and historical events reflect larger social and cultural change, specifically in relation to women’s rights. During the spring 2013 semester, Victoria participated in the UCDC Program and worked as a research assistant at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, aiding in projects on modernity in twentieth century Europe and current transatlantic and Eurasian relations. She focused her research on the impact of women in the 2012 presidential election. Read her story.

Brittney Vevaina

Cal Class of 2013

Brittney Vevaina is a graduating senior at UC Berkeley, majoring in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations. Through her time at Cal, Brittney has developed an interest in international organizations working on global and urban development. During her spring semester at UCDC, Brittney interned with the United Nations Information Center. After graduating, she plans to pursue a career in foreign affairs or public policy.  Read her story.

Cheyenne Williams

cal Class of 2013

Cheyenne Williams is a graduating senior, majoring in Political Science.  In the Spring 2013 semester, Cheyenne had the opportunity to intern for the Committee on Energy and Commerce.  She attended and reported on Congressional hearings, Committee events and Committee-related news in addition to performing administrative and clerical tasks associated with her position at the front desk.  After graduation, Cheyenne hopes to remain in DC, work full-time and narrow her interests in the political realm.  Ultimately, Cheyenne plans to apply to graduate school and pursue an advanced degree.  Read her story.