Part 2 of our Career Motivation series with Joy Lin ’09
Posted on January 22, 2021 - 8:00am
Have you ever found yourself wishing you knew how to be more successful? Maybe you’re trying to improve your networking skills, feeling a little lost on your career path, or suddenly navigating a job search during COVID-19. Career coach and Cal alum Joy Lin ’09 has you covered. We caught up with Lin for some of the most sought-after answers about networking, job searching, and developing habits for success. Over the coming weeks, we’ll share her solutions to feel more confident and assertive as you navigate your career path.
Posted on January 22, 2021 - 8:00am
People of Japanese descent have a long history in the Bay Area—long enough that many consider themselves as American as they are Japanese. Fourth-generation Japanese American Nina Ichikawa ’00 makes that same assertion. Her family has been in the US since the late 19th century when they settled in Richmond.
Posted on January 4, 2021 - 8:00am
There’s no better time than these chilly months to ensconce ourselves in comfy furniture with a book. After the year we’ve had, some quality time with a brilliant read is just what the doctor ordered. No matter what your genre of choice is, this list will hopefully introduce you to the book(s) that keeps you company during a holiday season unlike any other. Happy reading, and happy holidays from the Cal Alumni Association!
Posted on December 14, 2020 - 9:00am
As we commemorate the past 150 years of women at Cal, we are offered a chance to reflect on the legacies of resilient women who laid a strong foundation for UC Berkeley. Throughout our university’s history we find women leading us forward: teaching respect for human life, fighting for progress, and creating avenues for change.
Posted on December 11, 2020 - 8:00am
As a continuation of its partnership with Berkeley Changemaker™, the Cal Alumni Association held The Berkeley Changemaker Workshop: How Leaders Set Winning Culture! for its current Alumni Scholars. The workshop was facilitated by Rich Lyons, UC Berkeley’s first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer. Lyons, a Berkeley Changemaker faculty member, previously served as the dean of Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, oversaw Goldman Sachs University as its chief learning officer, and taught on the business faculty at Columbia University for six years.
Posted on December 2, 2020 - 1:59pm
I was a transfer student from the College of Alameda. I found an incredibly supportive academic home with the support of Dean of Student Services Michelle Woods, and many African American professors, including Harry Edwards, Barbara Cristian, and Percy Hintzen. I sang in the gospel choir and was a featured soloist during the 1984 Black Graduation, singing Irene Cara’s “Out Here On My Own” from the film Fame. Back then, [African Americans] were 3% of the student body.
Posted on December 2, 2020 - 9:00am
The Cal Alumni Club of Chicago hosted a talk with Chancellor Carol Christ. Chancellor Christ gave the chapter members an update on the state of the university and insight into how decisions are made, especially as they relate to the pandemic and out-of-state students. She also shared UC Berkeley’s new initiatives and efforts to engage with alumni. The Cal Alumni Club of Chicago is grateful to Chancellor Christ for taking the time to speak with its members.
Posted on November 24, 2020 - 12:53pm
The University of California has adopted systemwide gender identity and lived name options for UC-issued documents and information systems; milestones in Berkeley and Sacramento with ripples reaching far beyond.
Posted on November 18, 2020 - 3:10pm
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It’s late September, and Emily Pilloton ’03 is at Girls Garage, a nonprofit she founded in 2013 in Berkeley. Girls Garage recently reopened for small groups of girls eager to get back to the space and get building again. “I just feel like failure is not an option,” she explains. “This space means a lot to the girls that come here.”
Posted on November 4, 2020 - 9:00am
During Homecoming, on October 18, the Cal Alumni Association and its Alumni Chapters hosted more than 40 alumni and students to connect, build community, and learn from each other.
Posted on November 3, 2020 - 3:38pm
In partnership with the UC Berkeley Foundation, the Cal Alumni Association honored this year’s Achievement Award recipients at a virtual—yet lively—version of the Berkeley Charter Gala on October 8, 2020. Get to know the 2020 Alumna of the Year and the rest of these esteemed award recipients.
Posted on November 3, 2020 - 9:00am
Posted on October 30, 2020 - 9:00am