Dec 10 - Diversity Summit

November 10, 2019

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SVLink member companies benefit from these free Speaker Series events, bringing in Venture Capitalists, Corporate Executives and successful Startup Founders.


Topic:  ​Bringing together Thought Leaders in Diversity in Tech and Venture Capital
Webinar + Onsite event

When: December 10, 2019

  • 9:00am—10:00am PST, Registration, Refreshments and Networking
  • 10:00am—11:00am PST, Speaking by Preetha Parthasarathy, Partner,
  • 11:00am—12:00pm PST, Speaking by Mary Stutts, Chief Inclusion, Diversity & Health Equity Officer at Stanford Health Care
  • 12:00pm—1:00pm PST, Lunch
  • 1:00pm—2:30pm PST, Startup Pitch  Session (5min speaking slot for startups who take a booth)
  • 2:30pm—3:15pm PST, Keynote on IOT Trends by Dipti Vachani, Sr VP and GM of the Automotive and IoT at ARM
  • 3:15pm—4:00pm PST, Panel on Preparing Women for Board and Leadership Roles. Speakers are Dr Mohamed Abousalem, Vice President of Research and Innovation at SJSU, Coco Brown, CEO and Founder of The Athena Alliance, Dr. Kathleen Wong(Lau), Chief Diversity Officer at SJSU
  • 4:00pm—5:00pm PST, Speaking by Eileen Tanghal, Partner, In-Q-Tel (Venture Capital Fund supporting US Intelligence and Defense)

Where: The event will be streamed live over video conferencing and also held in person at UCSC Silicon Valley Campus, 3175 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA
Speakers: ​Select Speakers

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For SVLink Members and UCSC staff/faculty: contact SVLink for details on free registration.

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You can attend the event in person or online. Speaker will join in person from U First Capital office. The event is intended to be interactive. Videos of past events can be found on U First Capital Facebook Live page