Pronouns - he/him/his
Fabrizio Mejia currently serves as Associate Vice Chancellor in the Division of Equity and Inclusion at UC Berkeley. He is also concurrently working on completing his doctoral degree at UC Davis in Educational Leadership.
The programs under his oversight include the Basic Needs Center, Berkeley Underground Scholars, the Centers for Educational Equity and Excellence (CE3), the Disabled Students Program, and Equity and Inclusion STEM Programs. These services have a critical impact on the campus’ ability to fulfill its mission of equity, access, and inclusion to California’s diverse student population. Over the course of his career, Fabrizio has been instrumental in visioning and co-building sustainable infrastructure for equity, including state and national higher education models for basic needs, undocumented students, and formerly incarcerated students.
Prior to assuming his current role, Fabrizio worked as the Executive Director of CE3 and before that he worked with low income, first generation, and underrepresented undergraduates at UC Berkeley as a Counselor then Director for 12 years in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP). His areas of expertise include multicultural counseling, university transitions for non-traditional undergraduates, operationalizing educational equity, supporting undocumented students, and non-cognitive success factors for systematically marginalized students.
A son of Latinx immigrants and a first-generation alum of UC Berkeley, Fabrizio relates to a spectrum of experiences, students, and community members.