Breakfast Meeting with United States Agency for International Development (USAID)


Wednesday, April 27, 2022


Learn about the USAID programs in Mexico and share information regarding UC research on the focus areas of these programs.

The breakfast with Bruce Abrams (USAID) was an opportunity for the UC delegation to learn about the array of issues USAID works on with Mexico partners, from climate change to migration. The University of California Alianza is looking forward to partnering with USAID to establish internship and mentoring opportunities for University of California students in Mexico. 

Participants from USAID
  • Bruce Abrams, Mexico Mission Director

Participants from University of California and Alianza MX

Kim Wilcox, Chancellor, UC Riverside; Executive Sponsor of Alianza MX

Christine Victorino, Associate Chancellor, UC Riverside

Rodolfo Torres, Vice Chancellor and Research and Economic Development, UC Riverside

Marjorie Zatz, Interim Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development, UC Merced

Joanna Regulska, Vice Provost and Dean of Global Affairs, UC Davis


Isabel Studer, Director of Alianza MX

Araceli Vazquez, Alianza MX Associate Director of Policy and Engagement

Aaron Melaas, Alianza MX Associate Director of Research and Innovation