Special Speaker and Networking Event with Jia Jiang and Maria Hernandez

Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs & Startups - SVE
Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs & Startups - SVE
Public group

ZGC Innovation Center

4500 Great America Pkwy · Santa Clara, CA

How to find us

Enter the building from its west entrance

Location image of event venue


Come for a special networking/mixer, where Maria Hernandez, long time SVE volunteer and friend to many of us is announcing her candidacy for Board of Supervisor.

This is a FREE event, please register at EventBrite:


- 5:30 - 6:00 Welcome and networking

- 6:00 - 6:20 Jia Jiang talks about "What I learned from 100 days of Rejection"

- 6:20 - 6:30 Maria Hernandez announces her Candidacy for Board of Supervisor

- 6:30 - 7:00 Surprise Appearance and Coverage (come to find out)

- 7:00 - 8:30 Celebration party with food & drinks

About JIA JIANG (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jiajiang/):
Jia is a sought after speaker, entrepreneur, writer, business owner and advisor.
His TED talk (https://www.ted.com/talks/jia_jiang_what_i_learned_from_100_days_of_rejection) received 4 million views, it was one of the top TED talks in 2017.

About MARIA HERNANDEZ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/maria-hernandez-22b1ba157/):
Maria has lived in Santa Clara County since 2003. For the past 5 years, she has worked in Marketing and Public Relations for the private sector. She has a B.A. Degree in Community Studies from UCSC and graduated top of her class, receiving triple honors and the Community Studies Department Award. Maria is an animal lover and firm supporter of our First Amendment Rights. She firmly believes in the power of democracy to bring about positive change into our communities and people’s lives.
She is running for County Board of Supervisor in District 4.

ZGC Innovation Center – believing in contributing to the startup community

Food/Drink Sponsor:
Food and drinks are provided courtesy of sponsor, Maria Hernandez.