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Leaders in Higher Education: Three Different Paths to the Same Presidency

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.

Compelling Communication: Application Deadline

This two-session Compelling Communication workshop gives you the skills and practice you need for your next important presentation, such as a qualifying exam, conference presentation, research meeting, or job talk.

Compelling Communication will take place on the following two Mondays: Oct. 7 & 14 from 4:45 - 6:15 PM. Due to the workshop's interactive format, full participation in both sessions is required.

Leadership Dinner: Yasmin Halima and Seema Yasmin

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.  

Yasmin Halima, global health, gender activist, and president, Yasmin Leadership Academy

Yasmin Halima is an award-winning activist, recognized for building powerful partnerships that engage voices often unheard.

Leadership Dinner: Nicole Taylor

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.  

Nicole Taylor, CEO, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Nicole Taylor is president and CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation. She brings together a rich background in Bay Area philanthropy, nonprofit administration, and fundraising with extensive experience in both the private and public sectors.

Leadership Dinner: Naomi Chavez Peters

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.  

Naomi Chavez Peters, vice president and head of talent development, Sprinklr

Naomi has spent her professional career in leadership, organization development, and communications positions in several successful high tech firms.

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