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Stephanie J Preciado
Apr 3, 2018

Don't Miss Out- Women on the Rise: Alumni Panel Discussion & Networking Wine Event

Apr 3, 2018 by Stephanie J Preciado

Saturday, April 7, 2018
10 a.m.– 12 p.m.
McGrail Vineyards & Winery
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA

Pioneer alumnae are excelling in traditionally male-dominated STEM fields. Find inspiration from the stories of our featured panelists, connect with fellow Pioneers and build your network as you move into or up the STEM career ladder.

Networking and light brunch– 10 a.m.
Alumni panel discussion– 10:30 a.m.

Discussion topics include:

  • Diverse career paths and experiences
  • Risks or opportunities taken along the way
  • Power of mentors
  • What makes STEM a great career choice & Cal State East Bay the right education choice for STEM
  • Future of women in STEM careers


  • Anupama Anantharaman (B.S. '93 Computer Science), VP, Product Management and Business Development, Interra Systems
  • Gabriela de Queiroz (MS '14 Statistics), Data Scientist and Founder of R-Ladies
  • Loi Luu (B.S. '05 Biochemistry, M.S. '08 Chemistry), Clinical Supply Chain Manager, CytomX Therapeutics
  • Christa Marting (B.S. '85 Geology), President/CEO, ETIC
  • Sara Toyloy (B.S. '87 Biological Science), President, New Therapies, Elixir Medical Corporation


  • Leann Christianson, PhDProfessor, Department of Computer Science

$25 per person (includes wine tasting & souvenir glass)
Must be 21 to attend event.