Day 13 & 14 of Summer Springboard (Session 1):
“I loved the whole experience and the new people I have met! The Comp Sci program was helfpul for me and helped me decide my career choice.” Ambar (Computer Science)
- Keynote Speaker and Closing Ceremony:
We had the honor of having Poornima Vijayashanker as our keynote speaker. Poornima is an entrepreneur, engineer, author, and speaker who has made her mark on the tech world.
She highlighted the importance of education and having a plan, but also shared her experience that most 5 year plans don’t pan out exactly as you predict so you have to be adaptable.
- Medicine Field Trip – UCSF Zuckerberg Hospital
- On the last day of class, the medicine students were treated to a behind the scenes tour of the UCSF Zuckerberg Hospital.
- Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center is a community hospital and Level 1 trauma center dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the community.
- Farewell Party:
- That’s a wrap on session 1 of Summer Springboard at UC Berkeley. We’ve had an amazing two weeks of learning, fun, and friendships that will last a lifetime.