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Mills #ELGLInspire Speaker: Qiaojie Wu

Posted on April 16, 2019


Mills College

The #ELGLInspire is moving out west to California! ELGL is headed to Mills College on April 19, 2019! Learn more about our event speakers in these brief profiles, and connect with them on social media before and after the event!


Qiaojie Wu

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Smart City Manager, City of San Jose

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What was the very first paying job you held (that you paid taxes on)? 

Management consultant

What was your: undergraduate institution? Graduate institution? What was/were your degree(s) in? 

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology- Bachelor of Business Administration

Harvard Kennedy School- Master of Public Administration and International Development

What class(es) (if any) are applicable to your job today? 

Micro and macro-economics

Do you have a work or life motto? What is it? 

Try to exceed one’s expectation

What book are you currently reading? Would you recommend it? 

Leaders Eat Last

What’s the best networking advice for job seekers you’ve heard or shared? 

Talk to your alumni – they are always happy to help

Why should an undergraduate student consider a career working in local government?

Great exposure to a diverse group of stakeholders

RSVP today for #ELGLInspire!

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