• Silicon Valley Leadership Group - Education Summit

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    Name: Silicon Valley Leadership Group - Education Summit
    Date: August 17, 2018
    Time: 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM PDT
    Event Description:

    The annual Silicon Valley Education Policy Summit focuses on breaking down the silos between education, industry, and policy, in order to work together to improve education, expand pathways into well-paying jobs, and diversify the STEM pipeline. This event brings together nearly 400 industry executives, education advocates, and elected officials to engage in meaningful discussions to strengthen our education system.

    Breakout Topics Include:

    • Best Practices for Building Industry-Education Partnerships
    • K-12 Education Policy
    • Nonprofits: Bridging Education and Industry
    • Computer Science: Educating in the 21st Century

    Speakers and Workshop Facilitators Include:

    • Sid Espinosa – Senior Director of Philanthropy and Civic Engagement, Microsoft
    • Ryan J. Smith – Executive Director, The Education Trust-West
    • Julie Flapan – Executive Director, ACCESS
    • Robert Miyashiro – Vice President, School Services of California
    • Nancy Reid – Computer Science & Math Teacher, San Jose Unified School District
    • Susan Bonilla – California State Director, Council for a Strong America
    • Shari Liss – CEO, Ignited
    • Emily Schaffer – Executive Director, Year Up Bay Area
    • Ron Gonzales – President & CEO, Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley
    • Jesse Lovejoy – Director, 49ers EDU & 49ers Museum
    • Kwame Yamgnane – Co-Founder & Managing Director, 42 Silicon Valley
    • Leilani Aguinaldo – Director, Government Relations, School Services of California
    • Dr. Mary Ann Dewan – Superintendent, Santa Clara County Office of Education
    • Tarkan Maner – Chairman and CEO, Nexenta
    Event Media:
    NetApp, Sunnyvale 
    Contact Information:
    Los Altos Silicon Valley Leadership Group Education Summit
    Tickets: http://svlg.org/policy-areas/education/education-summit
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