Alumni Career Night Panel
Main Quad, Building 50 Room 51A
Presented by Department of Anthropology and the Stanford Archaeology Program
Roberta Katz - Associate Vice President for Strategic Planning, Emerita
Roberta Katz has a successful record of executive leadership including being a Senior Vice President and General Counsel of two tech companies, McCaw Cellular Corporation (which is now AT&T Wireless) and Netscape Communications Corporations (the first big commercial browser company that played a key role in making the Internet accessible to the public). Katz also spent 13 years working directly for the President of Stanford- first John Hennessy and then Marc Tessier-Lavigne- as both an Associate Vice President for Strategic Planning and as Chief of Staff. Katz retired from her job in the President’s office in 2017 and was given the Stanford title of Associate Vice President for Strategic Planning, Emerita. More recently Katz was a Senior Research Scholar at CASBS (Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences); her research there led to a book, co-authored with a sociologist, a historian, and a linguist, on Gen Z.
Emily Lee - Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco
Emily Lee is the Medical Director for the Inpatient Psychiatry and Psychiatric Emergency Services at San Francisco General Hospital. Her unit takes care of many underserved psychiatric patients in San Francisco County, most of whom face multiple social determinants of health including lack of housing, funding, insurance, social supports, and employment, among other factors. Along with ongoing Cultural Psychiatry and Women's Mental Health areas of mentorship, people-wise, Lee mentors UCSF junior faculty, psychiatry residents and medical students, as well as URiM high school students.
Pedro Gonzalez - Director of Diverse Communities, Stanford Law School Office of External Relations
Pedro Gonzalez (he/him/el) is a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion professional who focuses on building community networks to connect alumni and students to facilitate access to life and career guidance, opportunities, support and resources. In his current role at SLS, Pedro provides DEI consultation for staff and school departments, while offering direct support to connect Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, Latinx, Native, LGBTQ and FLI alumni communities to each other and their student communities. Pedro is a FLI and Latinx Stanford alum who lives in Fort Collins, CO and is from Palmdale, CA. While at Stanford, Pedro lived in Roble, Toyon and SAE (1047 Campus Drive) and has served as an alumni volunteer leader to co-found the National Stanford Latino Alumni Association (SLAA) and the SLAA NorCal Chapter.
Diana Langston - Senior Director of Product, Application & Channel Experiences at Iterable
Diana is a highly accomplished product executive with proven experience leading teams through the complete lifecycle of enterprise product development. She is at her best when driving new product initiatives with a focus on engagement and/or personalization, and is passionate about building intuitive and engaging products that delight customers (consumer or enterprise) that drive habitual usage.
Throughout her career, Diana worked on multiple flagship products for large brands such as Amazon, Adobe Marketo, and Box, Inc., and she currently leads the Application & Channel Experience team at Iterable. Iterable is a 9-year-old series E “centaur” company that serves over 1,000 customers — including DoorDash, Calm, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Zillow and SeatGeek — has surpassed $100 million in annual recurring revenue (ARR), and has recently expanded into Latin America and Asia Pacific territories. Her team, which she built from zero, now owns 85%+ of customer facing launches, and the Iterable application was recently recognized by Gartner as a Customers’ Choice winner according to the Gartner Peer Insights Multichannel Marketing Hubs report.
Sadie Weber - Post-doctoral Researcher at the University of São Paulo
Sadie is a first-generation, low-income scholar, who is originally from rural Wisconsin. After graduating from Stanford in 2012, Sadie completed her PhD at Harvard in 2019. She is currently a post-doctoral researcher at the University of São Paulo and is the co-founder and co-director of the Centro de Investigación y Conservación Arqueológica de Cajamarca (Cajamarca Center for Archaeological Research and Conservation). Beyond her academic pursuits, she has volunteered with the non-profit, Proyecto VASI - Visión amazónica para la sostenibilidad integral (VASI Project - Amazonian Vision for Integrated Sustainability), since 2017.
Tim Wilcox - “Tribal Archaeologist” for the Agua Caliente Tribal Historic Preservation Office
Tim Wilcox is a Ph.D. candidate at Stanford University with 30 years of experience in Southwest archaeology working for organizations like the Navajo Nation Archaeology Department, Desert Archaeology Inc., Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Stanford University Heritage Services and is currently at the Agua Caliente Tribal Historic Preservation Office. He also served as a ceramic specialist consultant for various Museums across the US. Tim’s dissertation investigates proto-historic and Pueblo Revolt era pottery with a focus on group social dynamics and technological style. He is also an accomplished potter (Pueblo and Diné pottery), flintknapper, weaver, and all-around Native craftsperson. Tim, who is Diné and Tewa (Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo), also has extensive experience with tribal consultation, community engagement, and agency partnerships.
Kim Grose Moore - Executive Director at GRIP Training Institute
Kim Grose Moore has been contributing to making the bay area a more just and equitable community for more than 30 years. She began as a Stanford student in the late 1980s when she co-created the first credit- earning service-learning course called Motivated to Serve, and has subsequently been involved in educational reform efforts, grassroots community organizing, and for the last five years has been leading a statewide restorative justice organization, working with incarcerated people in the state prisons, called the GRIP Training Institute (Guiding Rage Into Power).
Her academic roots in cultural anthropology have informed all of her community engagement in movement building, grassroots political campaigns, and leadership development. She has also trained as a Buddhist chaplain. She lives in San Jose, California with her 14-year-old daughter, two cats and a dog.
Please contact Tina Jeon, Student Services Officer (Anthro), tajeon [at] stanford.edu (tajeon[at]stanford[dot]edu) & Maria Kristina Guillen (Arch), mguillen [at] stanford.edu (mguillen[at]stanford[dot]edu)