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49er Industry Chats

Industry ChatsShare your industry perspective with fellow 49ers. We invite alumni professionals to share their observations on how COVID-19 has impacted their field. How is your industry evolving? How should new graduates prepare?

If you are open to hosting a 30-minute webinar or submitting a five-minute video clip, contact Cynthia Saavedra at



Upcoming Industry Chats 

Monday, October 19, 2020

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. PST

Being Mental Health Strong For You and Your Relationships

Erin Ramachandran

Erin Ramachandran, MS '10

Program Director, Mental Health & Wellness, Kaiser Permanente; Mental Health Professional, Author, Speaker

Erin holds a master’s degree in Health Care Administration, is a certified Mental Health First Aid instructor, and a two-time award-winning author of Mental Health Strong. She has worked for over thirteen years at one of the largest non-profit health plans in the United States, and currently holds the role of Mental Health & Wellness Program Director. Together with her husband, they started Mental Health Strong, a non-profit to bring hope, resources, and support to marriages with mental health and addiction challenges.


Tuesday, October 27, 2020

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. PST

A Career that Takes You Around the World

Bill Coulter

Bill Coulter ’68

Principal, Knightsbridge Advisers LLC (retired)

During his career, Bill Coulter worked in a number of areas including corporate lending, investment banking, trade and commodity finance, and private equity. With more than 37-years experience, he held various leadership roles including Principal, Knightsbridge Advisers LLC; Vice President, Dresdner Bank; Director-Commodity Finance, Swiss Bank Corporation; and Vice President, The Chase Manhattan Bank. His career took him around the world and opened doors to live abroad in London and Hong Kong for 10 years. In addition to CSULB, he holds degrees from The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of Colorado, and Thunderbird School of Global Management.


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