Speakers – Fall/Winter 2022

Adult Speakers

Maya Guzdar, Scholar on Global Affairs


Maya Guzdar is a scholar of global affairs. She studied international relations at Stanford University and is fascinated by the intersection of U.S. politics and foreign policy—particularly in relation to issues of social justice and democratic resilience. She interned at the Department of Defense and has published pieces advocating for policy reform and increased diversity within the national security space. She is currently living in Beijing working on her masters in U.S.-China relations as a part of the Schwarzman Scholarship.

Collette Yee, Detection Dog Methodologist

IMG_9121A Detection Dog Methodologist with expertise in wildlife conservation and the growing application of detection dogs for multidisciplinary problem solving. A Bay Area native, and Cal Berkeley graduate, Collette left the bustling city in pursuit of a quieter life working in conservation. From forest to sea, Collette will take you out of the city and into the wilderness to share about the powerful partnership between her and Jack, the detection dog that changed the way she saw the world.


Student Speakers

Josephine Chacon

Charlotte Dison

Sophia Garcia-Becerra

Monique Hightower-Gaskin

Noemie Lassalle

Max LaGatta

Henry Raz

Valentin Robert

Joseph Ross

Luca Waugh