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At the heart of innovation and entrepreneurship, Santa Clara University is committed to driving social justice. Join us for a series of frank and critical conversations on diversity in Silicon Valley.

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As president, I will prioritize making Santa Clara an anti-racist institution. I invite you to join with me in this vital priority, for such transformation requires many hearts, hands, minds, and souls.

Barry Williams

Barry Lawson Williams

Retired Managing General Partner, Williams Pacific Ventures

Byron Loflin

Byron Loflin

Global Head of Board Engagement, Nasdaq Governance Solutions

Neda Mansoorian

Neda Mansoorian

Board Member & Advisor - Female Founder & Funder

Jo-Ellen Pozner

Jo-Ellen Pozner

Assistant Professor, Management

Fireside Chat with Shellye Archambeau, author of Unapologetically Ambitious

A conversation with Kevin O’Brien, SJ, President of Santa Clara University

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December 10 at 1:00 pm PT

As one of the first Black female CEOs in Silicon Valley, Shellye Archambeau’s path to success has been defined by ambition and resilience. Join us for a conversation about her professional journey with the president of Santa Clara University, Fr. Kevin O’Brien.


Shellye Archambeau is an experienced CEO and Board Director with a track record of accomplishments building brands, high-performance teams, and organizations. She is the author of Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers and Create Success on Your Own Terms. Ms. Archambeau currently serves on the boards of Verizon, Nordstrom, Roper Technologies, and Okta. She is also a strategic advisor to the Royal Bank of Canada, Capital Markets Group, and Forbes Ignite. 

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Driving Authentic Board Diversity

December 17 at 1:00 pm PT

Diversity in organizations starts at the top. Silicon Valley corporate boards lack gender and racial representation despite clear benefits. Join us for a conversation on how to drive authentic diversity at the governance level.

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