SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The Professional Business Women of California's annual conference is in May, and typically we talk to the faces of the event - including keynote speakers.
But on Wednesday, we talked with a young woman who received a scholarship from PBWC.
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Claire Alford is a first-year student at Santa Clara University.
She's a public health science major, plans to attend medical school and says she's passionate about making healthcare more assessable, especially amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Watch the video in the player above to hear more from Claire about the scholarship and why she received it.
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PBWC 2022 is happening May 10-11. You can register for tickets to the conference here and learn more about the scholarship program here.