UCR Highlanders in London
Co-President: Jayme Ilic, Class of 2003
Jayme was born and raised in California and graduated from UC Riverside in 2003 with a BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in International Business. Highlights of her UCR days included guiding new international students around Southern California, and taking part in the EAP Study Abroad Program to Siena, Italy. Jayme has volunteered in various positions and has always enjoyed participating on Boards to gather people to achieve a common mission. Currently, Jayme works for global email data company called Return Path. In her free time, she enjoys discovering various London boroughs..
Co-President: Violet Del Toro, Class of 2013
Born and raised in Riverside County, California (Perris to be exact), Violet first came to London through study abroad in her third year. She returned to study a MA in Film Studies at King's College London after obtaining a BA in Creative Writing from UCR in 2013. At that time, she began working with the University of California Trust (UK), and after two years founded the UCR Highlanders in London group. Her favorites-London-list includes the BFI, attending immersive cinema events, visiting London's local craft breweries and walking across the Waterloo Bridge. Violet now works as a Communications Manager.
Comittee Member: Stephanie Ostrich, Class of 2006
Stephanie has a MA in Archaeology from UCL, and a BS in Anthropology and a BA in History from UC Riverside. She works with the Museum of London and is the CITiZAN Project Officer, based in London. She has been active in UK archeology for 7 years and has over 8 years of archaeological archiving experience in the UK and abroad, focusing on ditigal data management and database design.