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Our Team

The Global Engagement Office is located on the lower level in California Hall. If you wish to visit us in person, please call or email us to make an appointment. 

Ashley Prather Spinelli

Global Engagement Specialist

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Ashley has over a decade of experience developing and managing strategic international partnerships and social impact initiatives in higher education and non-profit settings. Prior to joining UC Berkeley, she managed Fulbright research exchanges with the Institute of International Education (IIE), and academic program development and institutional relations for a study abroad organization that manages customized UC Berkeley and UCEAP study abroad programs. She holds an M.A. in International Educational Development from Columbia University and a B.A. in Global Studies from the University of Minnesota. Ashley has supported international partnerships and programs globally, studied abroad in Ghana and Italy, and lived in Peru, Colombia, and New Zealand. She enjoys working with faculty, staff, and senior administration to strengthen Berkeley's international ecosystem.

Contact Ashley for: Strategic partnerships, Berkeley international protocol & UCOP International Activity Policy, requests for the Chancellor's time, committees and working groups, complex international activity proposals, UC Berkeley international partnership database


Inderjit Takhar

Global Engagement Assistant

Inderjit (Inder) joined the Global Engagement Office in 2018.  Inder holds a B.A in International Relations and Political Science from the University of California, San Diego. While working towards his B.A he studied abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Inder has worked for both national and international non-profits, and is currently completing his M.A in International Relations at San Francisco State University.

Contact Inder for: Delegation visits, international MOUs, general inquiries



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Mailing address

Global Engagement Office

UC Berkeley
200 California Hall, #1500
Berkeley, CA 94720