Class of 2016 Send-off Celebration
Seniors - join us for a dinner and toast celebrating the great Class of 2016, reflecting on your accomplishments and exploring the question of what constitutes a meaningful career.
Victoria Bjorklund ’73, a trustee with extensive experience in nonprofit and law, will share her journey and provide advice and insight for as you prepare to embark on life after Princeton.
The first 50 seniors who arrive will be eligible to win a brand new Apple TV that will be raffled off at the end of the event courtesy of Handshake. The winner must be present for the entirety of the event to qualify.
Following Victoria's talk, there will be a dessert buffet and opportunity to network with members of your grandparent ('66) and parent ('91) classes.
Bio: 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.