Commencement Speakers


Commencement speakers are a critical component of a successful celebration, and we're delighted to have two exceptional speakers for our 2024 ceremonies.

Saint Mary’s is pleased to confirm two distinguished speakers for its 2024 ceremonies: Tammy Ramos ’93, JD (Undergraduate Speaker) and Toussaint Bailey ’02, JD (Graduate and Professional Studies Speaker).

Read more about our 2024 speakers, their backgrounds, and their accomplishments.

2024 Undergraduate Commencement Speaker

Tammy Ramos, 2024 Undergrad Speaker

Tammy Ramos ’93, JD

Tammy Ramos is a renowned expert on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion with a long history of helping business leaders implement DEI programs in ways that grow their enterprises. She serves as Executive Director of LatinaVIDA and as an executive consultant for InclusionINC.

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2024 Graduate and Professional Studies Commencement Speaker

Toussaint Bailey

Toussaint Bailey ’02, JD

Toussaint Bailey is the Founder and CEO of Uplifting Capital, a majority women-led Bay Area-based firm whose approach is “to empower financial advisors and their clients to impact today’s global challenges through private investments that align with their personal values.” 

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