Coffee Shop Chats
Gain an inside perspective by sitting down with one of our current students in a city near you

Current students may have wrapped up the fall quarter and headed home for the holidays but they’re interested in meeting in a town near you. UC Davis MBA students will be on-hand hosting informal Coffee Shop Chats, sharing their experience and the UC Davis culture. During the holiday break (Dec. 14, 2013 – Jan. 6, 2014) our students will be in various cities and want sit down and talk to you.

It’s easy to set up a personalized coffee shop chat with one our current MBA students. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Find a current student in a town near you (see list below)
  2. Email the student to set up a day and time
  3. Gain an inside perspective and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea

California Coffee Shop Chats

Castro Valley

Dec. 14, 15, 21, 22: Anh Nguyen: Email


Dec. 14-21: Rob Schumann: Email
Dec. 16-24: Wataru Yoshimura: Email
Dec. 17-19: Vanessa Errecarte: Email
Dec. 17-23 & 26-30 & Jan. 3-5: Chris Darbyshire: Email


Dec. 14, 15, 21, 22: Anh Nguyen: Email


Dec 16 – 20: Anh Nguyen: Email

Rancho Cordova

Dec. 13-18: Darren Nelson: Email


Dec. 17-Jan. 3 (weekday preferred): Erin Ford: Email

San Francisco

Dec. 12-19: Taposh Dutta Roy: Email
Dec. 17: Christine Bolghand: Email

San Jose

Dec. 16-27 (weekday preferred): Yoyo Wu: Email
Dec. 16 & 19: Christine Chen: Email

San Leandro

Dec. 14, 15, 21, 22: Anh Nguyen: Email

San Ramon

Tuesdays-Thursdays: John Carnes: Email

Union City

flexible dates and times: Alice Hsiung: Email

Outside of California

Redmond, WA (Greater Seattle area)

Dec. 13-18: Emily Smith: Email

New York City, NY

Jan. 5-6: Wataru Yoshimura: Email

Unable to attend a coffee shop chat or don’t see your hometown on the list? Don’t worry the UC Davis Graduate School of Management network spans the entire globe. Email the admissions team at admissions@gsm.ucdavis.edu to find out who we can connect you with.  For more information call us at 530-752-7658