February 2011

Gen Y Decoded: Insights and Tactics For Leaders, Teachers and Managers

Mon, Feb 14 2011 - 6:00pm

Gen Y Decoded: Insights and Tactics for Leaders, Teachers and Managers 

Kit Yarrow, Professor/Chair of Psychology, Golden Gate University; Author, Gen BuY

Today’s teens and twenty-somethings are a different animal. Socio-cultural factors have contributed to a generation that thinks and relates to others differently than older generations. Managers and mentors are grappling with how to bring out the best in our future leaders (and keep their sanity). Read more »

David Brooks - Columnist for The New York Times

Tue, Mar 22 2011 - 7:00pm

David Brooks

Columnist, The New York Times; Commentator,  PBS “NewsHour”; Author, The Social Animal

This event is sold out.

SEE VIDEO AND AUDIO LINKS TO THIS EVENT ON THE RIGHT-HAND SIDE OF THE PAGE. Read more »

Financial Crisis Inquiry Report: Phil Angelides

Tue, Feb 15 2011 - 6:00pm

The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report:  Findings and Ramifications

This program is postponed until March 3. Read more »

Discovering the Diversity of Australian Wines

Australian wine photo
Thu, Feb 17 2011 - 6:00pm

Discovering the Diversity of Australian Wines

This program is sold out

Mark Davidson, Educator, Wine Australia USA
Nicole Kosta, Sommelier and Director of Food and Beverage, Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco Read more »

Intermediate Spanish

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Tue, Feb 15 2011 - 12:00pm

Social Entrepreneur Series Subscription

Tue, Mar 29 2011 - 6:00pm

Subscribe to the Social Entrepreneurship Series and Save!

Social entrepreneurship has become somewhat of a catch-all phrase. Coined by Bill Drayton in the early 1980s, it originally referred to someone with the passion of an entrepreneur tackling a social challenge. Read more »

Jed Emerson: Social Entrepreneur Series

Wed, Feb 23 2011 - 6:00pm

Jed Emerson

Author, Blended Value

Emerson is a social entrepreneur, a funder and investor and a critical observer of the field. His area of exploration is the Blended Value Proposition, focusing on advancing frameworks for assessing and tracking the value generated by social and cultural capital. According to Emerson, “We are really witnessing, I think, the coming together of different schools. Read more »