Well Said

A few words from distinguished campus members and speakers

Photo: Christina Olivas

Photo: Christina Olivas

If you want to see change in society, you have to step forward and bring the change.”

Nobel Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai in conversation with author Khaled Hosseini at the SJSU Event Center

If you’re a minority, an introvert, learn differently, have a disability, have a different background or a different religion, you approach a topic from a different perspective—and that is healthy. The more diverse the perspectives are around a table, around a problem, the better the outcome.”

—LinkedIn, Inc. Senior Vice President for Global Talent Pat Wadors at the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering’s Silicon Valley Leaders Symposium

Loss is a central thing that defines all of us. In the end, it’s what you’ve lost that makes brighter and more special what you have.”

Author Chang-rae Lee speaking at the Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies as part of the Center for Literary Arts Major Authors Series

Everybody worries about change. Every time there’s new technology, people wonder, ‘Where is this going?’ We’ll see the same thing for artificial intelligence, and then once people get used to it, they’ll move on and worry about something else.”

Google, Inc. Director of Research Peter Norvig at the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering’s Silicon Valley Leaders Symposium

 

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