Ms. Louise Kirkbride (BS '75, MS '76)
Louise Kirkbride was in the first class of freshman women in 1970 to enter Caltech, from which she received BS and MS degrees in engineering. She was a member of Dabney House, and was the founder and CEO of two venture capital-based startups. In 1977, she was a finalist for the first group of civilian astronauts for the space shuttle. She was the founding chair of the Student Experience Committee and serves on other standing committees.
Standing Committees: Audit and Compliance; DEI; Institute and Alumni Relations; JPL; Governance and Nominating; Student Experience, former chair; Technology Transfer, former vice chair
Previous Committees: Executive; TT Transaction Conflict Review Subcommittee