February 2011

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 »

Intermediate Spanish

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Tue, Feb 22 2011 - 12:00pm

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 »

Charles Ferguson: Inside Job

Mon, Feb 14 2011 - 6:00pm

Inside Job

Charles Ferguson, Documentary filmmaker, Inside Job and No End in Sight

Adam Lashinsky, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune - Moderator

This event is postponed until March 2. Please register here.

Could the global economic meltdown of the last few years have been prevented? Academy-award nominated filmmaker Ferguson believes that the crisis was no accident. Read more »

The Empire Strikes Out: Baseball's Historic Role in U.S. Foreign Policy

Tue, Mar 29 2011 - 6:00pm

The Empire Strikes Out: Baseball’s Historic Role in U.S. Foreign Policy

Robert Elias, Ph.D., Author; Professor of Politics, University of San Francisco

Though baseball has been widely recognized as a barometer of U.S. society, less examined has been its long-standing role in U.S. military, diplomatic and globalization policies, and in promoting the American way abroad. Elias reveals a colorful and often startling cast of characters, illustrated by dramatic slides, both from baseball and foreign policy. 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 »

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 »