We deeply appreciate the support and insight we receive from our Advisory Council and Senior Advisors. These dedicated individuals serve as a critical force for the Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership advising on various aspects of the Center’s strategies and operations, as well as serving on various working groups that support the Center’s content.

Express interest in joining our Advisory Council by contacting egal@berkeley.edu.

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Larissa Roesch

Chair of the EGAL Advisory Council; Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Dodge & Cox; MBA '97

Camille Asaro

Audit Partner, KPMG

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Karin Bauer

Program Manager, Berkeley Blockchain Initiative, Berkeley Haas; MBA '94

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Jamie Breen

Assistant Dean, MBA Programs for Working Professionals, Berkeley Haas

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Donna Wills Colson

Mayor of Burlingame; EWMBA ’94

Abby Davisson

Head of Gap Foundation

Carla DeSantis

Advisory Partner, PwC

Melissa Dickerson

Chief Financial Officer & Managing Director of Operations, Genstar Capital

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Stephanie DiMarco

Co-Founder, Advent Software; BS ’79

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Kathy Downing

Managing Director, Golden Seeds; MBA ’86

Susan Goss Brown

Former President, Gap Foundation

InaMarie Johnson

Chief People & Diversity Officer, Zendesk

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Holly Liu

Co-Founder, Kabam

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Swati Mylavarapu

Managing Partner, Incite.org

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Kathryn O’Connor

Former Senior Vice President, AllianceBernstein LP; BS ’98

David Porter

David Porter

Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, Berkeley Haas

Neela Rajendra

Executive Director and Co-Founder, Science of Diversity & Inclusion Initiative (SODI)

Heidi Khashabi Ridley


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Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz

President and Board Chair, Charles Schwab Foundation; SVP, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.; Chairman of the Board, Schwab Charitable; BS ‘82

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Allan Spivack

Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer, RGI; MBA ’79

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Owatha “Tootie” Tatum

Founder and CEO, Blackhawk Genomics; EMBA ’15

Jennifer Walske

Assistant Professor (Adjunct) at UCLA Anderson & Faculty Director of Impact@Anderson

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Hannah Wolf

Digital Operations, Ubisoft

Senior Advisors

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Elena Gomez

Chief Financial Officer, Zendesk

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Nancy Green

President and Chief Creative Officer, Old Navy

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