Cecilia Saavedra

Cecelia Saavedra

Contact Cecilia!

Email: cecilia.saavedra@berkeley.edu

Phone: (510) 642-0518

Job title: 
Trio Support Service Coordinator

Cecilia Saavedra joined the DSP-TRiO as the Student Support Coordinator in April 2022. She has over ten years of experience working in nonprofits, fortune 500 companies, and academia. She has a B.S in Environmental Science focus in Geography and Planning and also a degree in Horticulture Land Systems and Management.  Thanks to the support of TRiO, Cecilia was able to successfully complete her two degrees. Her intersectional experiences include being a first-generation, low-income student, and immigrant household. She uses these experiences to help connect with students to make sure they are successful with their pursuits.  In her spare time, Cecilia enjoys hiking, gardening, watching anime, playing video games, playing with her cat, spending time with family and friends, and exploring the Bay Area.