recognizing and appreciating a wide range of cultural and global perspectives
An informal networking evening for students and professionals interested in Africa.
The Stanford Africa Entrepreneurship Network (SAEN) invites you to our first Networking Evening, taking place on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at the Bechtel International Center from 6:30 - 9pm. We aim to strengthen our African communities through interaction between our students and professionals in the Bay Area. The evening will be filled with great conversations, captivating cultures and delicious food. YOU are an essential lifeline for our community and we would love to connect.
Join us for a presentation by Stanford alumnus, Dr. Anthony C. Ocampo. Professor Ocampo is a scholar, author and national speaker who will discuss his latest book, Latinos of Asia: How Filipino Americans Break the Rules of Race. Professor Ocampo explores the way immigrants and their children attempt to carve out their place within American society and discusses parallel experiences with the Latino experience.
Join us for a conversation with Toni Townes-Whitley. She is Corporate Vice President of Worldwide Public Sector and Industry at Microsoft, leading company strategy for driving digital transformation across public-sector and commercial-industry customers. Prior to joining Microsoft, Townes-Whitley was president of CGI Federal, where she was responsible for a portfolio of more than $1 billion, leading 6,600 employees in more than 70 countries to deliver greater value to U.S. government civilian, defense and intelligence sectors.
Join us for a conversation with Carlos Watson, an entrepreneur and Emmy-winning journalist based in Silicon Valley. In 2013, Watson co-founded Ozy, an online magazine offering originally crafted news of the world presented as coverage and commentary ahead of the mainstream media. Watson has a textured background in both business and media. He previously anchored shows on CNN and MSNBC, and hosted a series of Emmy-winning interview specials.
Join us for a conversation with Stanford alumna Debbie Sterling, founder and CEO of GoldieBlox, an award-winning children’s multimedia company that creates toys, books, apps, videos, animation and merchandise that challenge gender stereotypes and empower girls to build their confidence, dreams and ultimately, their futures.
The Stanford Women's Leadership Conference is a dynamic one-day leadership conference, hosted by the Stanford Women's Community Center, that focuses on critical issues pertaining to women’s leadership development. Over the years, SWLC has become a vibrant forum celebrating women leaders who have created their own path, raising awareness of global issues, and empowering participants to make a difference in their lives and in their communities. Attendees are invited to explore issues that face women leaders through a variety of talks, workshops, and dialogues. This year, the conference will t
Join our Diversity Works discussion with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Emerita, Spelman College; 2017 Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor, and author of “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" and most recently, “Can We Talk About Race? And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation".
Dr. Tatum will discuss her research around racial identity development, the role of race in the classroom, and her path through academia.
"What Matters to Me and Why" is a presentation and discussion series that features Stanford faculty and staff.
Stanford offers many diversity-related initiatives and a wide range of resources to support an inclusive community.
Stanford offers several programs and funding sources that support the university in achieving a diverse and successful graduate student body.