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LaSharon McLean Perez

University of California, Riverside
Region XII Southern District Chair

LaSharon McLean Perez is the Assistant Director for of Education Abroad at the University of California, Riverside (UCR).  She has been at the forefront of international education, providing service not only to the university and the students, but actively involved in the community and international related organizations. She has served as the NAFSA Regional Conference Planner Coach, NAFSA Region XII Conference Planner and Southern District Education Abroad Representative, co-presented at several regional conferences, and has served as the UC Liaison for Lessons from Abroad. She completed her BA in Theatre at UCR and her Italian minor at the Università per Stranieri di Siena in Siena, Italy. She continued her educational pursuit, completing two graduate degrees (MA and Graduate Diploma) in Sydney, Australia at the University of New South Wales, a MFA at UCR; and a MEd at Jones International University