Stephany comes with over 19 years of experience in higher education administration. She joins UC Berkeley after serving at Stanford University in a number of leadership capacities, including as the Director of Finance and Administration for the School of Medicine, Biomedical Ethics. As Executive Director, she is responsible for setting the strategic vision for expanding the institute’s presence on the UC Berkeley campus as well as developing mission-aligned partnerships with companies and non-profits in the Bay Area. Her experience in enrollment and student services, remote pedagogy, diversity, inclusion, and equity, managing multi-million-dollar budgets and leading high-performance teams provide optimal opportunity for building on past successes and continuing the development of strategic and tangible objectives for the Fung Institute. Stephany is a native Californian, a graduate of San Jose State University, and member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She has dedicated her life to service and investing in the dreams of others to maximize their greatest potential.