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Leadership Development Program

Transfer Edge Mentors

As a Transfer Edge mentor, you will be one of the first to welcome our incoming transfer students to UCI. The Transfer Edge mentors will help transfer students transition to the UCI campus and college life by creating a meaningful and supportive program environment. A formal Mentorship Program is offered to Transfer Edge Alumni and transfer students throughout the UCI community beginning in winter quarter as a hands-on leadership experience. By becoming a Transfer Edge mentor, students give feedback on the past year’s program, help develop program events, and work closely with the students during the upcoming Transfer Edge program.

Meet the 2019 Summer Transfer Edge Mentors



Yvette Sanders
she/her/hers
1st year, Transfer, Sociology, Minor in Sex & Gender Studies



Edith De La Paz
she/her/hers
2nd year, Transfer, Cognitive Science, Minor in Biological Sciences and Medical Anthropology

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  • I am someone who is open and welcomes different perspectives. I am someone who works on being a better version of myself each day. I am grateful for all my opportunities and hope to learn from everyone around me.
    edelapaz@uci.edu


Lily Rodriguez
she/her/hers
1st year, Transfer, Sociology

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  • Hello my name is Lily! I am so happy to welcome you to our amazing UCI community. I love meeting new people and personalities, so please feel free to introduce yourself! My interests involve cats, music festivals, and food.
    liliar1@uci.edu


Jo Lopez
she/her/hers
1st year, Transfer, Gender and Sexuality Studies

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  • Hello future Transfer Edge students! I'm a first-generation transfer student who's looking forward to meeting y'all. In my free time, I like to listen to podcasts and music and explore the OC.
    joanl18@uci.edu