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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 at first to make an appointment. 

Ashley McDonald

Senior Global Engagement Specialist

Ashley McDonald joined the Global Engagement Office in 2016. Ashley holds a B.A. in Anthropology and Art History from the University of Arizona and an M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from The University of Texas at Austin. She has eight years of experience working in international and university education. Before coming to Berkeley, Ashley worked in the University of Texas, Austin's International Office as a Program Coordinator. Ashley lived and worked in Shanghai, China for three years, studied abroad in Italy, and has traveled to over thirty countries. 

Ashley Prather Spinelli

Global Engagement Specialist

Ashley Spinelli joined the Global Engagement Office in 2018. She holds a B.A. in Global Studies from the University of Minnesota and an M.A. in International Educational Development from Columbia University. Ashley has over a decade of experience developing and managing strategic partnerships and social impact initiatives in international higher education and non-profit settings. Prior to joining UC Berkeley, she managed Fulbright programs with the Institute of International Education (IIE), and custom program development for a study abroad organization that manages Berkeley and UC systemwide programs abroad. Ashley has supported international partnerships and programs in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Latin America, studied abroad in Ghana and Italy, and lived in Peru, Colombia, and New Zealand. 

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 toward 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 working toward completing his M.A in International Relations from San Francisco State University.

Mailing Address

Global Engagement Office
UC Berkeley
200 California Hall, #1500
Berkeley, CA 94720

For all general inquiries please email us at