The Alumnae Career Advancement series is a brand-new program presented by The Berkeley Network. With networking opportunities throughout the year, the series provides a space for career-driven alumnae to pursue professional development, discuss career advancement, and build relationships.
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- Overcoming Obstacles, Empowering Each Other, and Balancing the Rest
Event Date:Tuesday, March 28
A discussion on the unique barriers to career advancement that women face, particularly in male-dominated industries.
Meet Our Alumnae Panel
Jenny C. Flores ’00
Jenny Flores is the Community Affairs Manager for Bank of the West and oversees the company’s Charitable Investments and Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. Prior to joining Bank of the West, Jenny Flores served as the Community Development Director for Citi in Northern California. Earlier in her career, Jenny served as the Executive Director of the Congress of California Seniors, a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to assisting seniors and low-income families with issues of health care, affordable housing, transportation, technology and consumer protection. She also has extensive experience in strategic initiatives and legislative affairs through her position with the Greenlining Institute and her work in the California State Legislature. She has held numerous board positions with non-profits and currently serves on the Governing Boards of MyPath and EARN in San Francisco, CA and the Western Regional Board of Operation Hope based in Oakland, CA. Read the Q&A with Jenny Flores >>
Kate Scott ’05
Kate Scott is an anchor, reporter, play-by-play announcer, and host for the Pac-12 Network, as well as a play-by-announcer and Emmy Award–winning reporter for CSN Bay Area and CSN California. In August 2016, Scott made history by becoming only the third woman—and first on the radio—to call an NFL game when she handled play-by-play duties for the 49ers’ first two preseason contests. Also, Scott was the first full-time female mic man in Cal history (2002 – 2005). Prior to joining the Pac-12 Network, Scott spent six years as the morning sports anchor at KNBR 680 AM in San Francisco, the flagship station of the San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers, and Stanford football. Scott has also worked for the San Francisco Giants, San Jose Giants, San Jose Earthquakes, FC Gold Pride, and NBC Bay Area. Read the Q&A with Kate Scott >>
Lisen Stromberg MBA ’91
Lisen Stromberg is an award-winning journalist, sought-after speaker, and CEO and founder of PrismWork, a culture innovation consultancy. In her book, Work PAUSE Thrive: How to Pause for Parenthood Without Killing Your Career, she reveals how trailblazing women have disrupted the traditional career paradigm to achieve their personal and professional goals, and provides readers with a blueprint for how they, too, can integrate kids with their career.
Adelmise Rosemé Warner ’97
Adelmise Warner serves as Lead Employment Counsel at Pandora Media, Inc. With 15 years of experience practicing labor and employment law, Adelmise has represented private companies and government entities. Prior to joining Pandora, Adelmise served as in-house employment counsel at Electronic Arts Inc. in Redwood City, California. Before Electronic Arts, Adelmise was a Senior Labor and Employment Associate at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP in San Francisco during which she was seconded to Gap Inc. as an in-house employment counsel. Adelmise received her Juris Doctor Degree from Hastings College of the Law and her Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Clothilde “Cloey” Hewlett ’76, J.D. ’79
Cal Alumni Association (CAA) Executive Director Clothilde “Cloey” Hewlett received her B.A. in political science from UC Berkeley in 1976 and her J.D. from the UC Berkeley School of Law in 1979. Cloey was a partner in the national law firm Nossaman LLP and prior to that was a partner in the global law firm K&L Gates LLP. As a partner, she focused on government contracting, crisis management, major appropriations, policy analysis, and diversity. She is a specialist in public policy, was a registered state and federal lobbyist, and has served under three different governors of California. She has served as Interim Director of the State of California’s Department of General Services, Undersecretary of the State and Consumer Services Agency for the State of California, Director for Moral Character Determinations for the State Bar of California, and Special Prosecutions Investigator and Assistant District Attorney for the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. Read Full Bio >>