iSchool Convocation celebrates the 2019 class of graduating students receiving degrees in the Informatics, MLIS, MSIM and Ph.D. programs. The ceremony will include a welcome address by the dean, student awards, a guest speaker and a graduate procession across the stage. Following the ceremony, a reception with light refreshments will be held on the concourse of Hec Edmundson Pavilion.
iSchool students graduating in autumn 2018, and winter, spring and summer 2019 are eligible to participate.
Doors open at noon.
Ceremony 1-3 p.m.
Reception 3-4 p.m.
If you can't make it in person, watch the ceremony live on YouTube.
2019 Convocation Speaker: Xiao Wang
Xiao Wang is the co-founder and CEO of Boundless Immigration, using technology and data to help families navigate the complex legal immigration system more confidently, rapidly, and affordably than ever before. Prior to Boundless, he held leadership roles at Amazon Go, Providence Equity, NYC Department of Education, and McKinsey. Wang holds a BA/MS from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Born in China, Wang immigrated to Bothell when he was young, graduating from Inglemoor High School. He is thrilled to be back in Seattle, where he lives with his wonderful spouse and cocker spaniel.