Tracy Weber, M.A., Associate Director, Study Abroad & PreCollegiate Programs - University of California, Berkeley
As Associate Director of Study Abroad and PreCollegiate Programs in the division of Summer Sessions, Study Abroad & Lifelong Learning at the University of California, Berkeley, Tracy Weber is responsible for new program development. She also oversees ongoing programs, including faculty-led programs abroad, global internships, and on-campus and overseas programs for newly admitted freshmen, transfer students, and high school students. Ms. Weber received Berkeley's Chancellor's Outstanding Staff Award in 2016.
Before joining UC Berkeley in 2006, Ms. Weber was the Assistant Director of International Programs at The George Washington University. Here, she was involved in managing exchange agreements, creating a series of winter break opportunities abroad, and establishing the England Study Center. Other positions in the U.S. and overseas involve advising international students and scholars with the Embassy of Japan and the Fulbright Scholar program, and facilitating Sister City exchange.
Ms. Weber holds an MA in International Communication from American University's School of International Service, and a BA in International Relations from the University of Virginia. As a student, Ms. Weber participated in study abroad programs in Switzerland and Russia.
Originally from the Washington D.C. area, Tracy spent three years in Japan as a Language Teacher and Trainer for the Mie Prefecture Board of Education. There she developed a passion for traditional Japanese arts that she continues to pursue today, by practicing tea ceremony through the Omotosenke Society of Northern California.