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.

Larissa Roesch

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

Camille Asaro

Audit Partner, KPMG

Karin Bauer

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

Jamie Breen

Assistant Dean, MBA Programs for Working Professionals, Berkeley Haas

Donna Wills Colson

Mayor of Burlingame; EWMBA ’94

Melissa Dickerson

Chief Financial Officer & Managing Director of Operations, Genstar Capital

Stephanie DiMarco

Co-Founder, Advent Software; BS ’79

Kathy Downing

Managing Director, Golden Seeds; MBA ’86

Susan Goss Brown

Former President, Gap Foundation

InaMarie Johnson

Chief People & Diversity Officer, Zendesk

Holly Liu

Co-Founder, Kabam

Swati Mylavarapu

Managing Partner, Incite.org

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


Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz

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

Allan Spivack

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

Owatha “Tootie” Tatum

Founder and CEO, Blackhawk Genomics; EMBA ’15

Hannah Wolf

Digital Operations, Ubisoft

Senior Advisors

Elena Gomez

Chief Financial Officer, Zendesk

Nancy Green

President and Chief Creative Officer, Old Navy

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