April 6, 2021, 5:00pm
Diverse Voices, a Baskin School of Engineering professional speaker series spotlighting industry leaders and Baskin Engineering alumni, returns in April 2021 for its third season. The Diverse Voices series aims to promote diversity in engineering and tech and inspire more individuals from underrepresented backgrounds to pursue STEM education and careers.
The 2021 lineup is as follows:
|•||Tuesday, April 6: “Spring Board: A UCSC Founder’s Path on Driving Change in Heavy Industry.” Presented by: Mothusi Pahl, Chief Commercial Officer at B3Bar Holdings and Entrepreneur in Residence at UC Santa Cruz.|
|•||Wednesday, April 21: “Living on the Edge of Your Comfort Zone: Women in Executive Leadership.” Presented by: Kelly Harkins Kincaid, Chief Executive Officer at Claret Bioscience LLC & Astrea Forensics LLC.|
|•||Tuesday, May 11: “Retaining Women in Tech: The Skills Needed by Women to Help Face the Challenges of Staying and Thriving in the Tech Industry.” Presented by: Jossie Haines, UCSC Computer Science M.S. graduate and Senior Director of Platform & Web Engineering and Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Tile.|
|•||Wednesday, May 26: “My Journey from Jamaica to Google: From Majority to Minority.” Presented by: Sheldon Logan, UCSC Computer Engineering Ph.D. graduate and Senior Software Engineer at Google.|
All talks start at 5 p.m. (PDT) and will be held over Zoom. To learn more about this year’s speakers and to register for each event, visit the Diverse Voices 2021 websiteThis event series is sponsored by Baskin Engineering, Baskin Engineering’s Inclusive Excellence Hub, and SK hynix.