Almaz spearheads the Center's work on the ethics of immigration
and migration. Formerly, she was director of the Center's program
in Global Leadership and Ethics.
Negash is a founder of the SCU Global Women's Leadership Center,
sponsored by the Leavey School of Business, the Center for Innovation
and Entrepreneurship, the School of Engineering, and faculty of
the Women Leaders for the World Program. In addition, she chairs
the theme on economic empowerment of women for the first Women
Leaders Intercultural Forum, a five-year effort of the Ethical
Globalization Institute to bridge global divides and to make strides
on issues that affect women worldwide. She also serves on the board
of the Greater San Jose Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Prior to joining the Ethics Center, Negash was the director of the
Silicon Valley Center for International
Trade Development and the California Mexico Trade Assistance
Center Program. In addition, she worked as a research assistant
for a senior fellow at the Hewlett Foundation who was working on
a book about Corporate Social Responsibility.
Negash serves on many committees including Women Leaders Intercultural
Forum, Catholic Relief Services, and Santa Clara University Partnership
Committee, Advisory Board of the Institute for Redress and Recovery,
Santa Clara University Law School. She holds an MBA from Golden
Gate University and a B.A. in international business from University
of San Francisco.