learning about career paths from others
*Session topic has changed. Originally was University Leadership: The Role of the Department Chair, Dean, Provost, and Others", which will now be held on May 19th.*
As a new faculty member, you need to balance multiple demands and professional responsibilities, often at the same time you are setting up your life in a new place. What are some strategies to balance your teaching, research and service responsibilities while maintaining a healthy work-life balance?
The ability to involve undergraduates in your research is highly attractive to hiring academic institutions. What are the best ways to engage undergraduates in your research in ways that benefit them, your research group, and your own career?
Learn how to manage your PhD advisor, postdoc supervisor, and eventually your department chair, dean and anyone else "above" you. Including tips on how to be an effective manager yourself.
Attend this session to go over different types of networking, develop your network skills and practice them. Learn how to connect with others, introduce yourself and develop your list of questions to ask.
Join our Diversity Works discussion with JD Schramm, director of the King Global Leadership Program at Knight-Hennessy and lecturer at the Graduate School of Business since 2007.
Campus Demo Day is the largest on campus event that StartX hosts each year. Here, Stanford's top students interested in entrepreneurship hear from founders both in and out of the StartX community and take time to consider how they might want to be involved with startups in the near future.
Lineup:CEO SpeakersPitchesStartX Founder Panels10 Year Exhibition of StartX company innovations
Please join us for this very unique, first and only panel presentation by the most recent presidents of Foothill College located in Los Altos Hills, CA (5 miles from Stanford). Foothill’s 5th, 6th, and now 7th presidents will be sharing their personal and professional experiences and how they ended up becoming president of one of the most highly rated community colleges in the country, with a student body larger than Stanford’s. These presidents all are women, from Asian-Pacific Islander ancestry, and from 3rd generation, 1st generation, and recent immigrant backgrounds, respectively.
The National Research Mentoring Network provides opportunities for virtual mentorship (as a mentor or mentee) with trainings and guidance to broaden participation in every career stage in the biome
“Always ask, when you’re using a tool with AI, ‘Who’s the founder, who’s the data scientist?’” advises Atipica CEO and founder Laura Gomez in an interview she did for VMWare earlier this year.
Arlan Hamilton is a remarkable entrepreneur who built a venture capital fund from the ground up, while homeless. She is the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, a venture capital firm dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech by investing in high-potential founders who are people of color, women, and/or LGBT. Started in 2015, Backstage has now invested nearly $5M into 100 startups led by underestimated founders and has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Fortune, Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, Inc., Entrepreneur, and Quartz.