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Co-President: Vivian Chen, Class of 2007

Vivian is originally from the Bay Area and after her time at UCLA, she moved to New York to complete her MA. After 5 years in New York, Vivian made the jump across the pond and has called London home for the past 3+ years. She graduated with a BA in Economics and Sociology from UCLA in 2007 and, while living in the US, worked at various higher education institutions. After moving, Vivian has continued working with students and is currently the Senior Events Manager at Bright Network, which connects top UK students with top UK employers. During her free time, Vivian enjoys exploring London and Europe – constantly searching for her next meal

Contact: vchen@alumni.ucla.edu

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Comittee Member: Giovanna Violi, Class of 2013

Giovanna is a native of Italy and moved to the US at age 19 when she attended UCLA. In 2013 she earned a double degree in Art History and History. Having developed a specific interest in the Caribbean region within both of her areas of study, Giovanna moved to London to pursue a Master's degree in Caribbean and Latin American Studies. Giovanna has an adventurous spirit and loves to get lost in the streets of London, looking for every art museum and gallery the city has to offer.

Contact: gvioli@alumni.ucla.edu

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