July 2011

India's Economic Growth - What Can We Expect?

Thu, Aug 11 2011 - 6:00pm

India’s Economic Growth: What Can We Expect?

Nirvikar Singh, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, UC Santa Cruz; Author; Member of an Advisory Group to the Finance Minister of India on G-20 matters Read more »

Minal Hajratwala: Leaving India - My Family's Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents

Thu, Aug 25 2011 - 6:00pm

India and Her Fragments: Migrations from Old to New Worlds

Minal Hajratwala, Author Read more »

Burning Man: A Conversation with the Founder

Tue, Jul 19 2011 - 6:30pm

Burning Man: A Conversation with the Founder

This program is sold out Read more »

North Beach Walking Tour #2

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Thu, Jul 21 2011 - 2:00pm

North Beach Walking Tour

This tour is sold out. We are offering another departure of this tour on September 21. Please register here.

Join another Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Read more »

Sunil Asnani: Investing in India Today

Wed, Aug 3 2011 - 6:00pm

Investing in India Today

Sunil Asnani, Portfolio Manager, Matthews International Capital Management
Jennifer Schatz, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Matthews International Capital management Read more »

Navi Radjou: INDOvation - India's Rise as an Innovation Superpower

Wed, Aug 31 2011 - 6:00pm

INDOvation: India’s Rise as an Innovation Superpower

Navi Radjou, Independent Consultant and Fellow, Cambridge Judge Business School; Former Executive Director, Centre for India & Global Business, University of Cambridge Read more »

Veena Srinivasan: Pipe Dreams - Water for Thirsty Cities in India

Thu, Aug 18 2011 - 6:00pm

Veena Srinivasan: Pipe Dreams – Water for Thirsty Cities in India

Ph.D., Research Associate, Pacific Institute Read more »

Rajiv Doshi & Anurag Mairal: Medical Technology Innovation for India

Mon, Aug 29 2011 - 6:00pm

Rajiv Doshi and Anurag Mairal: Medical Technology Innovation for India


Rajiv Doshi, M.D., Executive Director (U.S.), Stanford-India Biodesign; Consulting Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford University
Anurag Mairal, Ph.D., Director, Global Biodesign Exchange Programs, Stanford University Read more »

Power Down

Fri, Jul 22 2011 - 12:00pm

Power Down

The Rev. Canon Sally G. Bingham, President, The Regeneration Project
Chris King, Chief Regulatory Officer, eMeter
Gregory Walton, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Stanford University

We know what we should do to reduce our personal and societal carbon footprint. Why don’t we do more? Many citizens and consumers have made strides big and small in their personal and professional lives but can clean tech make energy efficiency sexy? Read more »

"The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga

Mon, Aug 1 2011 - 5:30pm

The White Tiger, by Aravind Adiga

We will discuss this biting satirical novel, winner of the 2008 Man Booker Prize and set in modern-day India, about an up-from-poverty chauffeur and his wealthy but corrupt employers. As a reminder, this is a book discussion; the author will not be present. Read more »