University of Michigan Alumni Association

UM Alumni Association Silicon Valley

Welcome to Silicon Valley!

Welcome to the University of Michigan Alumni Club of Silicon Valley! We’re glad you’re here. Our club members share Maize and Blue spirit in educational, social and philanthropic events throughout the South Bay. Whether cheering on Michigan athletes, engaging in professional networking, learning about art and culture, or raising money for our club scholarship fund to support local students attending Michigan, our active and faithful alumni band together in support of Michigan and each other.

Events and information are shared in our weekly email newsletter and on our Facebook page.  We also have a Facebook group that can be used to make connections with other alumni in the area.  Here’s how you can get connected:

  •      Like our page on Facebook.
  •      Join our Facebook group to share events, news and information with each other.
  •      Follow us on Twitter.  
  •      Connect with us on LinkedIn.

We look forward to meeting you at a Michigan event soon!

Go Blue!

Bob Crum, President




1)U-M Women’s Career Development Panel
Date: Thursday, February 18—7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Cupertino Quinlan Community Center
10185 N. Stelling Road
Cupertino, CA 95014
Can Women Have It All?
How to advance your career while still achieving a work-life balance? How to overcome some of the unique challenges women face in an often male-dominated work environment? 
Join us in this engaging career enrichment session to meet, learn from, and share stories with women leaders who have done it.
15 minutes: Social networking
45 minutes: Panel discussion facilitated by Lee Bonds, co-host and former Director HP Corporate Communications. Each panelist will share two actionable recommendations that worked for them.
30 minutes: Open in-depth discussion
Panelists include:
  • Priya Dugal, CEO & co-founder, Foodtourismo
  • Preetha Ram, CEO & co-founder, OpenStudy
  • Tamera Schmidt, Chief Gratitude Officer, Enlightened Coach
  • Linda Xu, VP, Product, Cloud and Services Marketing, Hitachi Data Systems, co-host and Michigan almuna
Light refreshments will be served. Guests are welcome. Pleaseregister online or at the door.
AAUM Members: $20
Non-Members: $30
Register now! You may also register by calling the Alumni Association at 800-847-4764.
Questions? Please email or call 408-219-3348.
2) Wolverine Sports Watch—February Events
Eager for more sports action after our U-M football team trounced the Florida Gators at the Citrus Bowl? No need to wait until the fall! Michigan athletes compete year-round—and sometimes right around the corner from our Silicon Valley homes. Cheer on our Wolverines in any or all of the following events:
Saturday, February 6
Women's Water Polo
11 a.m. at Stanford
4:30 p.m. vs. Loyola Marymount (Stanford)
Men's Gymnastics
4 p.m. at Stanford
Sunday, February 7
Women's Water Polo
8 a.m. vs. San Jose State (Stanford)
Friday, February 26
10 a.m. vs. Saint Joseph's (Santa Clara)
Saturday, February 27
12 p.m. vs. Cal Poly (San Jose)
Sunday, February 28
6 p.m. at Santa Clara
Monday, February 29
6 p.m. at UC Berkeley





The U-M Club of Silicon Valley is part of a network of regional clubs within the U.S. that are affiliated with the Alumni Association. Alumni who are paid members of the Alumni Association are automatically a member of the U-M Club of Silicon Valley, with no additional dues to pay.

The dues paid by Alumni Association members help provide the U-M Club of Silicon Valley with the financial resources, communication tools and support that local club volunteer alumni need to host club events.


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