Northern California Seminar

Photo: HOBY NorCal 2017

The Northern California Leadership Seminar is a leadership development program which brings together students from across the region. The seminar is a motivational program that includes critical thinking, mentoring, panel discussions, goal-setting, and project planning activities. Students learn individual leadership styles, group dynamics, and leadership in society–all with a focus on Leadership for Service to their communities. Students are challenged to make a difference now in their schools and communities, and challenged to perform 100 hours of service within the 12 months following their seminar, beginning with four hours of service during the seminar itself.

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Our seminar is made possible by the generous support of people like you. Please consider making a donation to support HOBY NorCal.

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Academic All-Stars

Are you graduating high school or college in 2020? Are you a HOBY NorCal alumni or volunteer? Do you have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher? If so, get recognized for your success in the classroom as a HOBY Academic All-Star! You’ll receive a congratulatory letter, certificate of recognition, and an official HOBY honor cord to wear at graduation! Fill out your application here no later than Wednesday, February 12th 2020 to show your HOBY spirit at graduation.  

Seminar Planning Committee Members

Amy Martin
Leadership Seminar Chair

Julia Abelsky
Director of Recruitment

Megan Byers
Director of Staff

Natalie Fulton
Junior Staff Facilitation Lead

Martin Kyalwazi
Junior Staff Operational Lead

Ryan Miller
Seminar Planning Committee Member

Garrett Minnie
Director of Facilitators

Umar Momen
Director of Operations

Mary Najibi
Director of Social Media

Aarti Raj
Director of Program

Ashley Whicher
Director of Junior Staff

Tara Yarberry
Seminar Planning Committee Member