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Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 | 07:30 pm PDT

Location:  Manny's in San Francisco
3092 16th St.
San Francisco, California  94103
United States

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To protect the health of our alumni, parents, students, faculty and staff, Duke Alumni Association (DAA) is following Duke University guidelines to cancel, reschedule or reformat events and meetings through April 20, 2020.

We hope to reschedule this event or plan a similar event at a later date.

Read more about the DAA events that will be impacted.

Read more about Duke University’s Response to COVID-19.


Interested in the linking up with other people of color in the bay? Meet Duke alumni and learn about how “The Future of Tech is Black”.

Join us in the Mission District of San Francisco for a panel of Black Duke alumni in the field discussing what it’s like to be Black in tech, areas that could benefit from a Black perspective and advice for alums interested in a tech job, with or without a technical background.

Our speakers 

  • Crystal Brown A.B.'02 - Director of Global Business Affairs, Trust, Airbnb
  • Caroline (Baker) Dokun B.S.'05 - Head of Channel Sales Strategy & Operations, Google
  • Chibuzor Obi Ugokwe M.B.A.'14 - Business Transformation Manager for the Chief of Staff, Cisco Meraki

Registration includes light hors d’oeuvres and one drink ticket. Ages 18+ only.

  • Duke affiliated (alumni, students, parents, spouses/partners, faculty/staff) - $10 per person. First 40 registrants at half-off!
  • Non-Duke affiliated (non-Duke alumni) - $15 per per person

Related Groups

Duke Black Alumni (DBA)

DBA is an organization dedicated to maximizing the success of the University’s current and future Black alumni.

DAA Event Refund Policy

Event Cancellation by Sponsor

The Duke Alumni Association (DAA) reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable.If DAA cancels an event, registrants will be offered a full refund. Should circumstances arise that result in the postponement of an event, registrants will have the option to either receive a full refund or transfer registration to the same event at the new, future date.

Registration Cancellation by Participant

Unless specifically stated on registration materials, the deadline to receive a refund for your registration is 5 business days before the event. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund. Refunds will not be available for registrants who choose not to attend an event. Cancellations will be accepted via phone, fax or e-mail, and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline. All refund requests must be made by the attendee or credit card holder. Refund requests must include the name of the attendee and/or transaction number. Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment. These above policies apply to all DAA Events unless otherwise noted in the corresponding event materials. Please read all individual event information thoroughly.