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10-Second Bio: Dominique Bridges, NAIPISA Steering Committee member

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UCPath Recruiter Dominique Bridges is a member of the Native American, Indigenous, and Pacific Islander Staff Association (NAIPISA) Steering Committee and one of 12 siblings! Learn what inspires Dominique at work, at home and within NAIPISA.

UCPath Recruiter Dominique Bridges

Meet Dominique

Name: Dominique Bridges

Title: Recruiter

Department/Unit: UCPath Human Resources

Location: UCPath Center, Riverside

When you started working at UCOP: Sept. 6, 2022

What you do at UCOP in 5 words or less: Recruitment for the UCPath Center.

The best part about working for OP: The opportunity to be part of an outstanding organization and collaborate with teams!

Something your colleagues don’t know about you: I am the eldest of 12 siblings.

One weird fact about the town you grew up in: I’ll share two interesting facts: First, Pasadena is the hometown of Julia Child, who is credited with introducing Americans to French cuisine. Before that, she was a member of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the precursor to the CIA, during World War II. Second, the first cheeseburger was created in Old Pasadena (close to South Pasadena) in 1926.

If you could have any job in the world (besides the one you have now), it would be… To continue to serve my community

Employee resource group you lead/colead: I’m a proud member of the Native American, Indigenous, and Pacific Islander Staff Association (NAIPISA)

How long you’ve been a member: About 10 months

Your favorite part about belonging to this ERG: It is an honor to serve and take part in a diverse group for change and improvements

Why you hope other colleagues will consider joining your ERG: Participating is a great way to learn about people with diverse cultures in the UC system and the contributions they make to society and the communities they live in.

Learn more about NAIPISA

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