San Francisco Career Month 2015

Alumni Career Programs

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of San Francisco

November 12, 2015: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Alumni Career Programs invites you to attend San Francisco Career Month on Thursday, November 12, 2015.


Park Central San Francisco
50 3rd St
San Francisco, California

Event Details

AWhether you're looking to hire fellow Maroons, want to build your professional network or are interested in serving as a networking contact for others, please consider attending this event.

Confirmed Panelists:

Krisztina Kohlhaas (MBA'08) is a coach to leaders and business owners throughout the world. She partners with ambitious people to help them uplevel their businesses, exponentially boost their earnings, and become dynamic and collaborative leaders, communicators, and role models of high integrity. Working with Krisztina, her clients have launched scores of businesses and generated millions in revenue. An adventurer herself, Krisztina has lived in 9 countries on 4 continents and has traveled to over 60. She holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an MA from the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, a BA from the University of California San Diego, and is Past President of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the International Coach Federation. Krisztina works by invitation only with a handful of highly engaged clients at a time. By night she is also the lead singer in the rock band Sole Survivor.

Samorn Selim is the daughter of Lao refugees and a first-generation college and professional student. She is the Founder of Samorn Selim Career Coaching and Associate Director for the Graduate Class at UC Hastings College of the Law. Samorn is one of the leading experts supporting professional women to have happy and successful careers.

As an educator, attorney, coach, and counselor, Samorn provides a holistic approach to coaching and has successfully worked with over 1,000 professionals to assess their career goals, develop effective job search strategies, and manage their professional development. The great majority of her private clients have achieved their career goals within two to three months of partnering together.

Samorn received her B.A. with High Honors in Social Welfare and Legal Studies with a minor in Education and J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She was formerly the Director of Employer Outreach and Associate Director for Private Sector Counseling and Programs at Berkeley Law and an attorney at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.

Lily C. Yang (PhD'76) is serial entrepreneur and a business manager plus global business development between United States, Europe and Asian Pacific. She is experienced in the diagnostics, biopharmaceuticals, therapeutics, pharmaceuticals, and cell therapeutics industry sectors. Yang's work experience includes Dupont, Hewlett Packard, and Asian Biomedical Development. Yang is currently CEO/President of TheraLife Inc.- Metro Chair of Life Science Affinity Group- UChicago, San Francisco Bay Area - created "Center for Leadership Development" for coaching and career development for UChicago Alumni.


$10 Advance Ticket, $15 at the Door. Free Admission for 2015 Graduates.


Register Online

Deadline: 11/10/2015


Ally Schultz, AM'13 
Development Associate, Career and Affinity Programs

Other Information

Getting ahead takes talent. It takes knowledge. It takes skills, practice, and connections. We all have our own mix of each. Polish and perfect your unique mix with UChicago's network of resources this Career Month . UChicago alumni experts can help you focus on professional growth, expand your network, and gain new job-hunting and job-landing skills.