My First Program @DoleInstitute: Lydia Beebe, the first woman officer at Chevron [Video]

We kicked off the fall program at the Dole Institute with an interview with Lydia Beebe, the first woman officer at the Chevron Corporation.

Lydia was a popular guest due to her background as a graduate of the University of Kansas, both undergrad and at the law school. She currently serves in high profile capacities at the University of Kansas on the Governing Board of the KU Endowment Association & KU Law Alumni.

Lydia has had an extraordinary career which includes being named an appointee of Governor Pete Wilson at the Fair Employment & Housing Commission where she was named a Civil Right Hero as well as being appointed by President George W. Bush to the Presidio Trust in San Francisco. She is currently Of Counsel at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics celebrates public service and promotes civil discourse and the legacy of Senator Bob Dole by providing public programming, research and educational opportunities, a museum gallery, and other offerings. Museum gallery features include the world’s largest stained-glass American flag, Kansas veterans WWII memory wall and World Trade Center beams. It is home to the Robert J. Dole Archive & Special Collections, which includes over 35 years of congressional papers, as well as objects and materials from the Senator’s entire life.

“In America we take pride in the past, but we live for the future. To the young people who will come here for inspiration as well as information, may you never stop reaching for the stars – whatever the difficulties.”  – Senator Bob Dole, July 22, 2003, Dole Institute dedication.