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Letters to a Young Engineer: Theresa Johnson, Product Manager (Airbnb)

Theresa works on new Payments technology platforms to accelerate belonging at Airbnb. Her other roles include angel investor, Sequoia Scout, where she has invested in over 10 early-stage startups. Theresa earned a BS, MS and PhD in engineering from Stanford University. During her PhD in Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford, she focused on satellite and space plasma computational physics.

Research as Praxis: Researching Up: Studying People and Institutions of Power

This workshop series is designed for Stanford graduate students interested in learning more about and developing their skills in community-engaged scholarship and community-based research. Invited speakers include leaders and practitioners across disciplinary fields. Sessions will be held over lunch. Please check the website for location confirmation: haas.stanford.edu.

Please RSVP here for an accurate headcount for food.

Letters to a Young Engineer: Marissa West, Vehicle Chief Engineer (General Motors)

Marissa West is currently the Chief Engineer of the GMC Sierra Heavy Duty and the Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty Truck programs. As Vehicle Chief Engineer, West is leading the launch of GM’s all new heavy duty pick-up trucks which entails leading a large team of engineers across multiple functions to design, engineer and bring to market an incredibly important product with volumes of almost 300,000 units annually.

Letters to a Young Engineer: Janna Glaze, Mechanical Engineer (Intel)

Dr. Janna Glaze is a mechanical engineer researcher working for the Intel Corporation in the San Francisco Bay Area where she develops sensors that allow for a variety of worldwide technologies to work. She earned her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with honors from UC Merced (2012) and her master’s and doctoral degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University (2016 and 2018). In 2012, while working for UNICEF Africa, Janna developed a pneumonia sensor that has become part of pneumonia-prevention kits now used.

HAI Monthly Community Building Reception - A Conversation about AI Governance

Join California Supreme Court Justice Cuéllar, who teaches the popular “Regulating AI” course at Stanford, Dan Ho, Associate Director of HAI and professor at the law school and political science, and Terah Lyons, the Founding Executive Director of the Partnership on AI, for a conversation on the law, regulation, and governance of AI!  The three will provide a range of perspectives on the promise, challenges, and directions for AI governance.

Preparing for the Job Market as a Community-Engaged Researcher

Thriving as a Community Engaged Scholar: A Professional Development Series for Graduate Students is a series designed for Stanford graduate students interested in exploring both academic (tenure-line) and alternative academic career paths with a focus on community-engaged research.

In this session, panelists will share their experiences, provide suggestions and answer questions about preparing for the job market as a community engaged scholar.  

EDGE Lunch Workshop: Reflections on Transitioning to Graduate School: Is this what I signed up for?

We will reflect on the challenges, the surprises and the opportunities students face in their grad school trajectory. We will ask you to share your own challenges and how you met them.  We will ask panelists to share their own challenges and how they have faced them.

 

EDGE events and workshops are by invitation only.

EDGE Lunch Workshop: Reflections on Transitioning to Graduate School: Is this what I signed up for?

We will reflect on the challenges, the surprises and the opportunities students face in their grad school trajectory. We will ask you to share your own challenges and how you met them.  We will ask panelists to share their own challenges and how they have faced them.

 

EDGE events and workshops are by invitation only.

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