6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 5 in DBH 117

Join leading public relations and communications practitioners who work at- or with-the top tech companies in the Bay Area. In addition to networking with light snacks and refreshments, we will be discussing topics for career readiness, including:

  • The Transition into your first full-time communications/PR job
  • Balancing personal goals with professional goals
  • Career growth in Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bay Area
  • Ways to be active in social responsibility and diversity and inclusion
  • B2B V. B2C communications
  • Advice on interviews, getting jobs, networking, etc.

Following the panel, there will be opportunities to ask questions and mingle with the professionals listed below. Each company participating has a variety of internships and entry-level roles available throughout the year: time to get networking!

Guest Speakers

Jeannie Entin, Head of Communications

Jeannie has more than nineteen years of PR and communications experience in the Bay Area and New York City. Prior to joining Aclima, a startup building environmental intelligence for people and the planet, she was a consultant to tech companies in Silicon Valley including IBM and Udacity, managed global communications and public affairs at Google, and launched her career over a decade of serving dozens of tech, research and consumer goods clients in PR agencies including Fleishman-Hillard. Connect with Sarah on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Aubriana Muna, Senior Communications Specialist

Aubriana started as a PR intern at Edelman SF after graduating from SJSU in 2018. One year later, she now specializes in internal and external communications at Imperva. Connect with Aubriana on LinkedIn.

Lacey Haines, Worldwide Print Publicity

Over the last 15 years, Lacey has mastered the art of consumer tech storytelling and today is responsible for reinventing how HP Inc. approaches news moments, partners and influencers. Connect with Lacey on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Mariah Turner, Senior Communications Specialist

After graduating from SJSU, Mariah joined the Intuit Corporate Communications team. Now, she specializes in Diversity and Inclusion, HR communications. Connect with Mariah on LinkedIn.

Patricia OliverioLauderdale, Global Corporate Communications Manager

Following graduation, Patricia got her first job in the field at Allison+Partners. Today, Patricia specializes in Corporate Reputation PR and Diversity and Inclusion at Intel Corporation. Connect with Patricia on LinkedIn.

Sarah Storelli, Program Director, Code and Response Ecosystem Marketing

Sarah has more than seven years of experience working in PR and communications. As a Program Director at IBM, she specializes in  “tech for good ecosystem marketing.” Connect with Sarah on LinkedIn and Twitter.