10-second bio: Meet Amal Smith, who hails from the Garden of Eden
Name: Amal Smith
Department/Unit: Financial Accounting/Business Resource Center
Location: 9th floor, Franklin
When I started working at UCOP: March 2000
What I do in five words or less: Red tape wrangler
Best part about working for OP: Being a part of delivering the UC mission
Something you don’t know about me: I love to curl up on the couch to read a mystery or to watch an old movie.
One weird fact about the place I grew up in: Bahrain is an archeological treasure trove and was once known as a Garden of Eden island, the land of Dilmun.
If I could have any job in the world (besides the one I have now) I would be: a back-up singer . . . supposing I could suddenly carry a tune.