SOURCE: Golden Gate University

Golden Gate University

April 16, 2015 11:03 ET

Golden Gate University Alumnus Wins Advancement of Justice Award

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 16, 2015) - The National Judicial College (NJC) recently honored Golden Gate University (GGU) alumna Lydia Beebe (MBA 80) with its prestigious Advancement of Justice Award for her decades of service to improving justice in the judiciary.

Beebe's dedication to the advancement of justice includes service on the California Fair Employment and Housing Commission, which earned her a Civil Rights Hero award from the State of California, and on the San Francisco Bar Association's No Glass Ceiling in the Legal Profession Task Force. She has also been named a Fellow of the American Bar Association, and received its Legal Momentum Award as a Woman of Achievement.

Beebe joined the Chevron Corporation in 1977, where she has held the position of Corporate Secretary since 1995 and currently serves as Chief Governance Officer. She credits GGU for giving her the practice-based education she needed to advance as a working professional.

"Earning an MBA in taxation from GGU in my early years at Chevron provided a key stepping stone to a job I wanted and a led to a very satisfying career," said Beebe. "Continuing education is critical to career growth and advancement, and I still focus on continuing my education today."

"This is a wonderful tribute to Lydia's hard work and dedication," said Tasia Neeve, GGU's Vice President of University Advancement. "Not only are we proud to have her in our GGU family, but we're always thrilled to see our alumni's great accomplishments due in part to their GGU education."

About Golden Gate University
GGU, a private nonprofit, has been helping adults achieve their professional goals by providing undergraduate and graduate education in accounting, law, taxation, business and related areas for 114 years. GGU is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

About the National Judicial College
The NJC offers courses to improve judicial productivity, challenge current perceptions of justice and inspire judges to achieve judicial excellence.

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