Speaker series relaunched with Silicon Valley venture capitalist


Srinath Somasundaram

Magdalena Yesil speaks in the Patil theater for the first Speaker Series event in two years, on Nov. 28. The event was hosted by the Office of Communication in conjunction with the Business and Entrepreneurship department.

by Srinath Somasundaram, Opinion Editor

Office of Communication’s speaker series relaunched yesterday evening with an event with Magdalena Yesil, founding board member of Salesforce and founder of Broadway Angels, an all-women venture capitalist firm, speaking about her experiences as a female immigrant in Silicon Valley and about her newest book, Power Up: How Smart Women Win in the New Economy. The event began with a 30-minute interview between the business and entrepreneurship student and incubator participant Mahi Kolla (11) and Yesil.