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The Bay Area Graduate Pathways to STEM (GPS) aims to inspire diverse talent to become the next generation of innovative leaders through advanced engineering degrees. Virtual Program, Saturday, February 20, 2021

Bay Area GPS is a one-day conference where students attend informative workshops addressing the benefits of pursuing an advanced degree, both MS and PhD, while also preparing for graduate school and the application process. GPS promotes graduate school opportunities to underrepresented minorities, first-generation and low-income students at Bay Area, Northern California and select Southern California universities.

Bay Area Graduate Pathways Symposium Agenda

Stanford University in collaboration with UC Berkeley

February 20, 2021 

Bay Area Graduate Pathways to STEM


Saturday February 20, 2021
Stanford | UC Berkeley
All times are PDT


8:50-9:00 AM Introduction to your moderator and GPS committee

9:00-9:50 AM Keynote Address

9:50-9:55 Break

9:55-10:35 AM  Networking Workshop

10:35-10:40 AM Break

10:40-11:40 AM MS & PhD Panelists

11:40-11:45 AM Break

11:45-12:15 PM   What Advanced Degree is for me?

12:15-1:00 PM     Lunch

1:00-1:30 PM      Strengthening Your Application

1:30-2:00 PM      How to Fund Graduate School

2:00-2:05 PM Break

2:05-3:05 PM Peer Advising Panel

3:05-3:30 PM Closing Remarks & Feedback Surveys