Activate Your AI Professional Network Panel & Mixer

If you are interested in pursuing a career in AI, machine learning, or natural language processing, then take advantage of this opportunity to gain insights into navigating career options and building an AI professional network in Silicon Valley. At the first part of the event, you’ll hear directly from industry experts and UCSC alumni about their experience launching a career in AI. Later, you’ll have an opportunity to meet directly with industry professionals to gain career advice on how to stand out in job and internship applications.


  • Professor Ian Lane, Program Director of UCSC's NLP M.S. program

Program Panelists:

  • Dr. Zornitsa Kozareva, CTO and Co-Founder of SliceX AI
  • Dr. Sunipa Dev, Research Scientist at Google at their Responsible AI and Human Centered Technologies organization
  • Chih-Kai Ting, UCSC NLP Alum, Machine Learning Engineer at Zoom
  • Mamon Alsalihy, UCSC NLP Alum, NLP Scientist at Flip
  • Dr. Joy Zhang, Head of the Intelligent Support Platform Team at Airbnb
  • Dr. Bing Liu, Engineering Manager, NLP/AI at Meta
  • Christin Jose, Senior Applied Scientist, Amazon

Undergraduate students, graduate students, recent alumni, and professional certificate students are all welcome to attend! Please note that this event is located at the UCSC Silicon Valley Campus Event Center in Santa Clara.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 11:00am to 1:00pm

Silicon Valley Campus, UCSC Silicon Valley Campus Event Center
3175 Bowers Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95054

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