Staff Profile for Martha Chavez

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Martha Chavez

Assistant Dean of Graduate Diversity

  • Manages the Office of Graduate Diversity (OGD) staff to support the outreach to, recruitment, admission, academic success, and graduation of students who will enrich the diversity of graduate programs at the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Provides students from historically underrepresented backgrounds with graduate resources regarding the admissions process, academic support, financial advice, professional development, and a forum to share ideas and programs to enhance their educational experience.
  • Supports the development, implementation, and evaluation of OGD’s pipeline, academic success, and recruitment programs.
  • Designs and implements outreach strategies to increase the number of competitive underrepresented applicants and matriculants.
  • Works with internal campus departments/colleges/schools and external partners to expand and support pipeline programs and outreach efforts.