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Mary Walshok

Associate Vice Chancellor of the University of California at San Diego
Walshok serves as an associate vice chancellor at the University of California at San Diego and was one of the first women to be hired in a senior academic position at the university. During her tenure, she has led a number of initiatives to encourage more women to pursue STEM fields. Walshok is the author of “Blue Collar Women” and the co-founder of CONNECT, one of the nation’s first start-up accelerators.