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Tech top dogs discuss workplace diversity at ELPP panel

By Revati Thatte | June 12, 2018

Samantha Walravens, author of the acclaimed book Geek Girl Rising: Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech, hosted a panel of industry leaders on June 4 to discuss diversity initiatives in the technology industry. The panel took place at Silicon Valley Bank’s Kellogg Auditorium in Santa Clara as part of the Engineering Leadership Professional Program, or…

“Geek Girl Rising” Author Moderates Panel on Diversity at Engineering Leadership Program – Join us for the Livestream

By Catherine Li | May 16, 2018

Increasing representation is not a “women’s issue” or a “person of color’s issue.” It is a human issue and a business issue. Recent data show that minorities, women and other marginalized groups account for just a tiny fraction of today’s tech workforce. Despite efforts over the past few years to increase diversity, most companies have made…

Tesla Co-Founder Marc Tarpenning Visits ELPP

By Yoojin Chung | June 22, 2017

On June 5th, the University of California, Berkeley’s Engineering Leadership Professional Program (ELPP) had the pleasure of hearing from Marc Tarpenning — the co-founder of Tesla, a car company which recently surpassed Ford in market value as investors bet on its continued growth in the industry. In his talk, Marc discussed the development of Tesla’s…