February – September 2014
Santa Clara Law and the Law Career Services Office present the
10th Annual Diversity Gala and Inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Summit
February 27th, 2014
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Santa Clara University
Please click here to register or contribute to the event.
Please RSVP by Friday, February 7, 2014
Come join the conversation with Santa Clara Law’s 10th annual Diversity Gala and the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Summit on February 27th. Join us in recognizing renowned leaders in the legal profession. The Summit will commence at 5 p.m. with distinguished speakers and move into the Gala where contributions to diversity will be celebrated and relationships between students and potential mentors will grow at 6 p.m.
Event sponsors fund the Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Scholarship, which is awarded to law students who demonstrate a commitment to equality, inclusion, and social justice for the diverse ethnic social groups that Justice Marshall worked diligently to protect throughout his career as a lawyer and a jurist. We invite you to support the Gala and increase your organization’s profile on the Santa Clara Law campus by becoming an event sponsor. To find more information about sponsorship opportunities click here.
Save the date to help celebrate and increase diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
Diversity and Inclusion Summit
February 27th, 2014
5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
California Mission Room in Benson Center, Santa Clara University
1 Hour Elimination of Bias CLE
Moderated discussion by
Dean Lisa Kloppenberg
Santa Clara University School of Law
Directing Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Santa Clara County
Honorable Rise Pichon ’76
Judge of the Superior Court of Santa Clara County
Director of Litigation, Adobe Systems Inc.
Cristina Rubke ’04
Counsel, Shartsis Friese LLP
February 27th, 2014
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Locatelli Event Center, Santa Clara University
Presenting The Santa Clara Law Social Justice and Human Rights Award to
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Gap Inc.
Luis Rodriguez ’92
President of the State Bar of California and Division Chief, Law Office of the Los Angeles County Public Defender
The Santa Clara University
Diversity Gala Organization of the Year Award to
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.
Thank you to our Sponsors:
Honorable Judge Rise Jones Pichon ’76
Dorian Daley ’86
Bar Association Sponsors
Honorable Leonard Edwards
Students: To register for this event , please use the Event tab in SCU Law Jobs.
Students should register by Monday , March 10th, 2014.
Explore potential employers at the 2014 High Tech Career Fair
Up Your Game: Six Timeless Principles for Networking Your Way to the Top
Presenter: David Bradford
“The Bottlecap Kid,” is Executive Chairman and former CEO of HireVue, former CEO of Fusion-io, and a member of the Utah Technology Council Hall of Fame. As a proven business leader with over 30 years of experience in the computer industry, David is known for accelerating the growth and performance of game-changing organizations by utilizing his “UP Principles.” His last two companies are two of the fastest growing businesses in the U.S. with Fusion-io as #4, and HireVue as #44, on Deloitte’s 2013 Technology Fast 500. Under Bradford’s leadership, Fusion-io was also named the “No. 1 innovation up and comer in the world” by BusinessWeek in 2009 and the “second most promising IT company” of 2010 by The Wall Street Journal. Learn more about David at DavidBradford.com.
Follow the link to RSVP: http://bit.ly/1kbR97N
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