Sanjay Dholakia '87 has strong family ties to Webb. Both his brother, Sameer Dholakia '91, and his wife, Melissa Barnes-Dholakia '87, are also alumni. Sanjay has "a keen sensitivity for what education can do." He served on The Board of Trustees of Lighthouse Community Charter School in Oakland, and he and his family endowed Webb's Pravina Dholakia Scholarship Fund. Sanjay received his BS in economics from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and his MBA from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management. From 2008 to 2010, he served as chief marketing officer for Lithium Technologies and was most recently the Chief Marketing Officer for Marketo. As a trustee, Sanjay hopes to use his marketing and strategic planning expertise to "help Webb become an institution that endures and thrives for centuries."
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.
It’s November 2nd and the College Guidance office is quiet this morning—nothing like the last few days when countless numbers of panicked seniors were popping in to get their essays looked at one last time before pressing “submit.”