February 2011

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 »

Intermediate Spanish

Published in:
Tue, Feb 15 2011 - 12:00pm

Traveling Blind

Tue, Feb 15 2011 - 6:00pm

Traveling Blind

Susan Krieger, Author, Traveling Blind: Adventures in Vision with a Guide Dog by My Side

Stanford University sociologist Krieger presents a romance, a travel adventure, an emotional quest, and a deeply reflective discussion of coming to terms with lack of sight. Krieger will offer pointed observations on vision, blindness and learning to walk with a service animal, Teela, her “lively golden guide.”

MLF: Humanities
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. Read more »

Intermediate Italian

Published in:
Mon, Feb 28 2011 - 12:00pm

Blueprint for a Creative Culture: Building engagement in your organization

Wed, Mar 23 2011 - 6:00pm

Blueprint for a Creative Culture: Building Engagement in Your Organization

Note new date

Kate Rutter, Senior Practitioner, Adaptive Path

As leaders, managers and workers, we’re responsible for the innovative thinking needed to explore ideas and envision solutions. It takes a team approach to create a culture that embraces creativity. How can workplace culture support creative thinking? What activities foster curiosity and collective engagement? Read more »

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 »