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Women on the Rise

Saturday, July 13, 2019

10am-noon (Refreshments included)

ImpactHUB, Oakland

 

Find Inspiration from Cal State East Bay’s pioneering women in social justice & public service to support your own aspirations for community transformation, career and network growth. Hear their insight and be inspired by panelists that have demonstrated success navigating through the bureaucracy and garnering success in making communities grow! We will also be hosting sessions to help you on your way to activism!

Aisha wahab
Aisha Wahab
Aisha wahab
Aisha Wahab

Aisha Wahab is a community leader committed to ensuring equal access to opportunity.

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Asehli Howe
Asehli Howe '16
Asehli Howe
Asehli Howe '16

Asehli is a social justice educator and entrepreneur that is passionate about catalyzing community healing through creativity.

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Chanterria McGilbra
Chanterria McGilbra '99
Chanterria McGilbra
Chanterria McGilbra '99

Chanterria McGilbra, MBA is founder of Prancing Ponies Foundation 501(c)3, Rally and Car Show

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Eileen Advincula
Eileen Advincula '12
Eileen Advincula
Eileen Advincula '12

Learning to rise above difficult circumstances, she harbored the fierce desire to advocate for the indigent and founded Legal Links in early 2019.

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Mahogany Charlton- Roland
Mahogany Charlton- Roland '07
Mahogany Charlton- Roland
Mahogany Charlton- Roland '07

Mahogany has spent the last nine years working passionately in the social impact sector, striving to foster meaningful change in the Bay Area.

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Michelle Rippy (Moderator)
Michelle Rippy (Moderator)
Michelle Rippy (Moderator)
Michelle Rippy (Moderator)

Michelle Rippy is an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and a member of the CSUEB alumni board.

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Past Events 

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2018 was a historic “Year of the Woman” in politics. Record numbers of women ran for public office, and Pioneer alumnae are leading the charge and winning seats at the table. Hear their insight and be inspired by our featured panelists who have demonstrated success navigating the patriarchy and transforming the political landscape. Connect with fellow Pioneers and build a political network for your career.

Saturday, March 2
10 a.m.– Noon
Hayward City Hall

 

SPEAKERS

Special welcome by Hayward City Mayor, Barbara Halliday

Yvonne Beals (MPA ‘00) Education Liaison for the Contra Costa County Office of Education and former Council Member/Mayor, City of Pittsburg

Shanthi Gonzales ( BA ‘01, Political Science) Oakland Unified District School Board Member, Leadership Coach & Political Strategist

Heather Greven (BA ‘15, Political Science) Campaign Manager

Briyana Haas (BA ‘18, Political Science) Campaign & Policy Coordinator, ACT for Women and Girls


Sara Lamnin (MS ‘06, Healthcare Administration) Hayward City Council Member

Nancy O'Malley (BA ‘77, Political Science | 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient) District Attorney for Alameda County

MODERATOR

Amy Below, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

Women on the Rise alumni events recognize successful Pioneer alumnae and provide opportunities for Pioneer women to share their inspirational career stories, discuss the unique benefits and challenges of being a woman in the workforce and to connect with each other for support and networking.

Women on the Rise: Pioneers in STEM

April 7, 2018
10 a.m.– 12 p.m.
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
5600 Greenville Rd., Livermore, CA 94550
*Must be 21+ to attend event 

Find Inspiration from Cal State East Bay’s leading women in STEM fields to support your own career and connect with fellow pioneers to build your network.

Anupama
Anupama Anantharaman
Anupama
Anupama Anantharaman

(B.S. ‘93 Computer Science), VP, Product Management and Business Development, Interra Systems

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Gabriela
Gabriela de Queiroz
Gabriela
Gabriela de Queiroz

(M.S. ‘14 Statistics), Data Scientist and Founder of R-Ladies

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Loi
Loi Luu
Loi
Loi Luu

(B.S. ‘05, M.S. ‘08 Chemistry), Clinical Supply Chain Manager, CytomX Therapeutics

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Christa
Christa Marting
Christa
Christa Marting

(B.S. ‘85 Geology), President/CEO, ETIC

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Sara
Sara Toyloy
Sara
Sara Toyloy

(B.S. ‘87 Biological Science), President, Elixir Medical Corporation

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Leann
Moderator- Leann Christianson
Leann
Moderator- Leann Christianson

PhD, Professor, Department of Computer Science

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Women on the Rise: Secrets to Success

October 21, 2017
11 a.m.– 12 p.m.
Music Recital Room 1055
Cal State East Bay, Hayward Campus

Panelists from a wide range of professions shared their unique stories of success, including opportunities, challenges and risks taken along the way. 

Gina Centoni
Gina Centoni
Gina Centoni
Gina Centoni

BS '87, Business Admin. CEO, Centoni Restoration & Development

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Wenli Wang
Wenli Wang
Wenli Wang
Wenli Wang

MBA '95; Moss Adams, Partner In Charge, San Francisco & Walnut Creek

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Sara Lamnin
Sara Lamnin
Sara Lamnin
Sara Lamnin

MS '06, Health Care Admin.; Hayward City Councilmember

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Jan Glenn-Davis
Jan Glenn-Davis
Jan Glenn-Davis
Jan Glenn-Davis

BS '84, Criminal Justice Admin./MPA '11; Deputy Chief, BART

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Asha Rao
Moderator– Asha Rao
Asha Rao
Moderator– Asha Rao

CSUEB Department of Management, College of Business & Economics

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Women on the Rise: Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Inspirational panel discussion from Pioneer alumnae with great tips on how to support your own career, break the glass ceiling and use networking in business.
Tammy Cameron
Tammy Cameron
Tammy Cameron
Tammy Cameron

(B.S. ’88 Accounting), Senior VP, finance, and CFO, Labcyte Inc.

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Karen Colonias
Karen Colonias
Karen Colonias
Karen Colonias

(MBA ’88), president and CEO, Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc.

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Elana Hobson
Elana Hobson
Elana Hobson
Elana Hobson

(B.S. ’95, Business Admin., MBA ’97), chair, California Diversity Council; former senior VP, operations, Jack in the Box

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Naymisha Patel
Naymisha Patel
Naymisha Patel
Naymisha Patel

(B.A. ’95 Chemistry-Biochemistry), head of quality, global, Prothena Biosciences, Inc.

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Leona Tang
Leona Tang
Leona Tang
Leona Tang

(B.S. ’91 Business Admin.), management consultant; former EVP, internal audit, Charles Schwab Corp.

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Dr. Evelyn Dilsaver
Moderator– Dr. Evelyn Dilsaver
Dr. Evelyn Dilsaver
Moderator– Dr. Evelyn Dilsaver

Dr. Evelyn Dilsaver (B.S. ‘77, Business Admin.), former president and CEO, Charles Schwab Investment Management

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