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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.

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Fireside Chat with Darren Walker

February 25 at 1:00 pm PT

Under Darren Walker's leadership, the Ford Foundation recently became the first nonprofit foundation in US history to issue a $1 billion social bond in the US taxable bond market to increase grantmaking to stabilize and strengthen nonprofit organizations in the wake of COVID-19. Join us as he and Fr. Kevin O’Brien discuss our social responsibility as leaders to strategically challenge inequality.


Darren Walker is president of the Ford Foundation, a $13 billion international social justice philanthropy that believes that fundamental inequality is the defining challenge of our time; one that limits the potential of all people, everywhere.

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Past Conversations

Fireside Chat with Shellye Archambeau

Driving Authentic Board Diversity

Women in Investing