Community Engagement Coordinator
Center for Regional Change
Nancy Xiong is the community engagement coordinator for the UC Davis Center for Regional Change. She grew up in Merced, CA as the youngest of ten siblings and is the daughter of refugee parents from Southeast Asia. These experiences fueled her passion for health and education equity for underserved populations. In her previous capacity, she worked as an AmeriCorps VISTA for a national non-profit organization helping to build advocacy and organizational capacity in the Southeast Asian community throughout California. Her background also includes strategic communications, community engagement and outreach, and working closely with first-generation college students. As a first-generation college student herself, she graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts in public health and a minor in Asian American and Asian diaspora studies. In her spare time, she enjoys thrift shopping, DIY home projects, and making ice cream.