Mary Walshok

Mary Walshok

Mary Walshok

Associate Vice Chancellor Of Public Programs And Dean Of Extension, UC San Diego

SD 500 recap: Mary Walshok oversees a budget of more than $45 million and staff of 200 that educates and trains more than 80,000 adults per year. She is a leading authority on San Diego’s innovation economy and aligning workforce development with regional economic growth. Her primary focus is how globalization and rapid changes in technology are affecting the social dynamics and economic challenges of regions across America. Recent accomplishments include breaking ground on the new UC San Diego facility in downtown San Diego. In 2018 she received the Herb Klein Civic Leadership Award from the San Diego Regional EDC.

ALMA MATER

Pomona College

FUN FACT

She sang with a dance band.