LEADR

Alumni Spotlight: Christopher Pribilo

Christopher Pribilo ’20, aerospace engineering, knew he wanted to study aviation from a young age. His grandfather was a pilot, and Chris was always fascinated by the controls and buttons in his small Cessna plane. Following an internship at United Airlines, Chris got a job at Boeing, where he currently works as a multi-discipline engineer doing stress analysis and service engineering for the 737 Max.

Ralph Aldredge: Uplifting Voices in Engineering

As part of Black History Month, the UC Davis College of Engineering is engaging our faculty and staff in considering our roles in implicit bias and systemic racism. We all play a part in addressing these long-standing issues and are making spaces to have open, collective dialogue that moves our college and university forward.

Tanya Whitlow: Increasing Diversity and First-generation Student Retention through LEADR

The Leadership in Engineering Advancement, Diversity and Retention (LEADR) program is a student support program within the College of Engineering.

LEADR’s mission is to recruit, retain and graduate a diverse population of students from the College of Engineering and to prepare students for post-graduation careers, whether it be in industry or graduate school.

LEADR Program Receives Scholarship Funding from NACME

Ralph Aldredge, associate dean for undergraduate studies at the UC Davis College of Engineering, and Tanya Whitlow, director of the Leadership in Engineering Advancement, Diversity and Retention (LEADR) program, secured scholarship funding from the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), with matching funds provided by the college and the Offices of the Chancellor and Provost.