Zilose Lyons

Program Administrator, California-China Climate Institute

Zilose Lyons is the Program Administrator for the California-China Climate Institute (CCCI), at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Prior to joining CCCI, she was the Director of International Partnerships and Diversity Initiatives at the Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases (CEND), also at UC Berkeley. She joined CEND in 2010 and serving first as a program manager. She helped  develop CEND’s student engagement programs, grow its collaborative partnerships spanning Africa, Asia and Latin America and managed its various events and symposia.  Zilose holds a BA in Sustainable Development Studies and a minor in Global Poverty and Practice from UC Berkeley. She is also a graduate of Contra Costa Community College and holds a Journalism and Public Relations diploma from Evelyn Hone College of Applied Arts and Commerce in Lusaka, Zambia.