Wednesday Celebration of Service General Session

Keynote Speaker: Gina Rudan

Cultural Alchemist at Google X and best selling author of Practical Genius

Wednesday, October 23 | 9-11 a.m. 

As Google X’s Cultural Alchemist, Gina Rudan is responsible for leading both Culture and Diversity for Alphabet Inc.’s Moonshot Factory. Prior to joining X, Gina was a Senior Diversity Manager at Google, where she led innovative diversity programs including designing Google’s first Immerse VR educational series exploring racial identity. Before Google, she founded her own leadership development training practice, Genuine Insights Inc. She is the best selling author of Practical Genius.

In 2016 she was an Aspen Fellow and also served on the Generation Listen Advisory Board for National Public Radio. In 2015, she was appointed to be the Chief Inspiration Officer for the Entrepreneurial Barbie by Mattel Inc. and in 2014 the National Association of Women’s Business Owners awarded her with their Hall of Fame award.

Gina has a BA in English Literature from Binghamton University and is a National Urban Fellow holding a MPA from Baruch College. She lives in San Carlos with her son and is a happy vegan.

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