October 2010

Hillary Clinton Photo Slideshow, from 10-15-10 at The Commonwealth Club

Oct 19, 2010 @ 3:17 PM

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's visit to a Climate One program of The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco last Friday is presented in photos in the slideshow below. Photos by Ed Ritger and Sonya Abrams.
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Timothy Geithner on Recession, Recovery -- ABC7 News Video

Oct 19, 2010 @ 10:38 AM

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Photo Slideshow: Timothy Geithner at Commonwealth Club 10-18-2010

Oct 19, 2010 @ 9:48 AM
Below are photos, by John Zipperer and William F. Adams, from the program in Silicon Valley yesterday featuring U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner. The program was moderated by Sequoia Capital's Michael Moritz.

The Commonwealth Club of California Presents “Social Entrepreneurship in America” Series

SAN FRANCISCO – The expanding field of social entrepreneurship has prompted The Commonwealth Club to launch a year-long program “Social Entrepreneurship in America.” This series seeks to explore the different dimensions and competing philosophies within this new and rapidly growing trend. A social entrepreneur is an individual who recognizes a social problem and utilizes business principles in a venture to bring about social change and create social capital, rather than merely profit. Read more »

Ecologies and Oceans: Whales, Humans and Earth Lessons Learned from the Gulf Spill

Tue, Oct 19 2010 - 6:00pm

Ecologies and Oceans: Whales, Humans and Earth Lessons Learned from the Gulf Spill

This program is postponed

Doug Abrams, Author, Eye of the Whale; Environmentalist
Dennis Takahashi-Kelso, Executive Vice President, Ocean Conservancy

Experts Abrams and Takahashi-Kelso take you inside the most devastating oil spill in history and its ecological impacts on Earth's systems from the Caribbean to the oceans and waterways beyond. Read more »

Chair of the Board of Governors

Richard RubinRichard Rubin is President of Richard A. Rubin Associates, the San Francisco public affairs management and business development consulting firm which he founded in 1987.

An attorney, Rubin also has over 40 years’ experience in public policy management, government relations, and teaching. Read more »

US Secretary of Treasury Tim Geithner in Silicon Valley

Mon, Oct 18 2010 - 1:00pm

Timothy Geithner

The State of the Economy: A Conversation with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner

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Condoleezza Rice

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Mon, Oct 18 2010 - 12:00pm

Condoleezza Rice: Former U.S. Secretary Of State

Advance tickets sold out. Limited walk-up seating may be available at the event.

Professor of Business and Political Science, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution; Author, Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family

In her first public appearance since the publication of her new family memoir, Secretary Rice provides a rare glimpse at the experiences that have shaped her world outlook and discusses her views on current issues. Read more »

What Is a Psychopath?

Mon, Oct 18 2010 - 5:15pm

What Is a Psychopath?

Hari Murthy, Psychological Assessment Services Coordinator, San Quentin State Prison

Ponder this chilling fact: Chances are, you’ve already met at least one psychopath. Psychopathy is a diagnostic term used to classify men and women who, due to an ingrained antisocial lifestyle, display prominent interpersonal problems and a marked lack of empathy and conscience, pose a unique danger to society. They’re not all in prisons, either. The great majority live in our communities. Read more »