Marlene Blas Pedral


Associate Director – Center for Social Innovation, UCR School of Public Policy

Marlenee Blas Pedral serves as Associate Director at Center for Social Innovation with the University of California Riverside. In 2015, Marlenee completed a Fulbright Fellowship in Brazil, where she studied affirmative action policies, affordability, and access to higher education. Marlenee obtained her master’s degree from the University of Vermont in Higher Education and Student Affairs and her bachelor’s degree in Global Studies from the University of California Santa Barbara. Raised in the Inland Empire, Marlenee is eager to build strong, thriving partnerships in the region.