King Center on Global Development
Neil Pedreira is a program associate at King Center on Global Development. Having worked both domestically and abroad as an education advisor, Neil seeks to continue advocating on behalf of students who are globally minded and committed to international development.
Prior to joining the King Center, Neil completed his Master of Science in social work with an emphasis on international social welfare and policy from Columbia University. His regional focus was Southeast and East Asia, with a keen interest in their education, soft culture, and technology markets. He also holds a BA in American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.
Neil is a proud San Francisco Bay Area native, having spent much of his life living in the East Bay. He is currently learning Japanese and enjoys taking walks when he has free time.