Career Connections: Education & Non-Profit


Thursday, February 21st, 6-8pm
Alumni House, Toll Room
Are you interested in careers where you can make a positive social impact? Come explore the possibilities through an evening of casual conversations with Cal alums and other professionals working in the Education and Nonprofit fields. All majors are wel

Participating Cal Alumni and Professionals:
  • Siya Raj Purohit, Business Operations at Springboard
  • Wendy Lo, Learning Consultant at Self-employed - BA Political Economy of Industrialized Societies (PEIS) '94
  • Connie Hsu, Assistant Director/Finance & Capital Asset Strategy at UC Berkeley - BA Political Science and Applied Math '05
  • Hemel Gandhi, Sr. Dir - Sr. Director, Product Strategy and Operations at PowerSchool Inc - MBA '07
  • Purva Dandona, Head of Talent at Goalbook  
  • Bianca Beyrouti, Series Associate Producer at Independent Television Service (ITVS) - BA Film Studies '09
  • Kelly Rippolone, Vice President, Human Resources at Pearson - BA Psychology and Sociology '82
  • Amy Chou, Corporate Partnerships Manager at AI4ALL - BS Business, MBA '16, BA Sociology '15
  • Shayda Azamian, Production Manager at Inequality Media (non-profit company) - BA Peace and Conflict Studies '17
  • Bayani Manilay, AVP/Director Treasury & Investments at University of the Pacific - BA Asian-American Studies '91
  • Marc Gordon, HS Science Teacher - AP Environmental Science; Biology at San Leandro HS/San Leandro USD - BA Psychology '92
  • Clayton Koo, Acquisition Strategist at LIFT Agency, Inc. - BA Political Science '11
  • Vivi Nguyen, K-12 Research & Operations Assistant at MDRC - BA Philosophy '16
  • Rebecca Thompson, General Counsel and VP, Human Resources at Special Olympics Nor Cal & Nevada - BA, Social Welfare (& JD, UC Hastings) '77
  • Robert Barron, National Recruitment & Selection Specialist at Urban Teachers
  • Charlotte Brockman, Administrative Manager at San Francisco Playhouse
  • Ashley Boling, HR Manager at Behavioral Intervention Association
  • Raghav Bhandari, Business Development Specialist at Fair Trade USA - BA Rhetoric '15
  • Jessica Rossoni, Campus Relations Manager at Teach For America - BA Political Science '13
  • Kerry Carmichael, Recruiter at Peace Corps