Pivoting with a PhD: A Conversation with Victoria Bjorklund, Princeton Trustee

Pivoting with a PhD: A Conversation with Victoria Bjorklund, Princeton Trustee
Date: 
December 11, 2014 -
2:30pm to 4:15pm

Join us for a conversation with Victoria Bjorklund, Princeton University Trustee, on her career path and transition with a PhD into Law. Victoria B. Bjorklund is Of Counsel to the international law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where she founded and headed the Firm's Exempt Organizations Group. The Group advises public charities, private foundations, boards, and donors. She also teaches "The Law of Nonprofits" at Harvard Law School. Victoria serves as a volunteer director on 10 nonprofit boards, including Princeton University and the Institute for Advanced Study. She was the founding American member of Doctors Without Borders USA, where she served as pro bono legal counsel for decades and still serves on its Board of Advisors. She earned her J.D. at Columbia University School of Law, a Ph.D. in Medieval Studies from Yale University, and a B.A. magna cum laude from Princeton University, where she graduated in three years and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Wine and cheese will be served.

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