UC Davis ADVANCE Mentorship and Networking Initiative Committee Member, Director of Faculty Relations and Development
Matilda Aidam serves as the Director of Faculty Relations and Development at UC Davis. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UCLA and has more than 15 years of training and mediation experience. A longtime civil servant, Matilda has held positions as a Training Officer, Equal Employment Opportunity Investigator, Civil Rights Officer as well as several management positions. She holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation from the Human Resources Certification Institute.
Matilda’s additional training includes advanced mediation at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University. Immediately prior to her current appointment, Matilda served as the Director of UC Davis Mediation Services. She provides training and facilitation in the areas of: communication strategies, conflict management, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, strategic planning and leadership development among others.