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Leadership Dinner: Howard Wollner

Dine with inspiring leaders from various industries and organizations. At Leadership Dinners, you will interact with proven leaders and a small group of graduate students over dinner at the Faculty Club.  

Howard Wollner, former senior vice president, Starbucks Coffee Company

Howard is a retired Senior Vice President of Starbucks Coffee Company. He held a number of management positions during his tenure at the company, helping to build the company from its early stage of operations to an iconic global brand and business when he retired.

WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS) Speaker Series: Brenda Wilkerson

The WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS) aims to create an engaged Stanford network linking women graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty, and alumnae in STEM fields, and their allies and advocates, through regular meetings and communications. WINS seeks to provide all with opportunities to learn from a diverse array of stand-out women in science and engineering about the realities of their lives and work, successes and lessons learned, and to connect individuals with a network of potential mentors, protégés, and other colleagues.

Break Through: Women in Silicon Valley, Womenomics in Japan

Gender inequality in the workplace is still a reality and an issue that must be tackled head-on in Silicon Valley and Japan. In 2017, the World Economic Forum reported for the first time in 10 years, a widening of the global gender gap. Numerous efforts to break this cycle have been announced and implemented to varying degrees of success in both countries making it clear that we must do more, together.

SGSI: Round 4 Deadline

Discover Stanford Graduate Summer Institute: immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for Stanford graduate students. A unique opportunity—only at Stanford.

SGSI offers immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for graduate students at no cost 2 weeks before Autumn Quarter. These half- or full-day, not-for-credit courses allow graduate students to explore other subjects, experiment with new ideas, and expand their networks amongst Stanford's diverse graduate community.

6th Annual Education Forum: Innovations in Medical & Biosciences Education

The Stanford Office of Pediatric Education presents the 6th Annual Education Forum: Innovations in Medicine and Biosciences Education! This event will be a teaching and learning opportunity for faculty, trainees, students, postdocs, and staff and will include a Grand Rounds lecture. The education forum will highlight innovations in medical and bioscience education, and provide tools and strategies to be effective mentors, educators, and leaders.


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