April 2012

The New Middle East and Israel

Mon, May 7 2012 - 12:00pm

The New Middle East and Israel  

Akiva Tor, Consul General, Israel, Pacific North West Region
John Diaz, Editorial Page Editor, San Francisco Chronicle

The deep instability in today's Middle East beckons a revisiting of previous strategic assumptions. With the rise of political Islam in North Africa, Turkey, Egypt, Gaza and elsewhere, can Israel safely meet the Palestinian conditions for peace? How should Israel face the challenge of the Arab Awakening and seek opportunity amidst deepening isolation? Read more »

Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy: The Presidents Club

Wed, May 9 2012 - 6:00pm

Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy

Nancy Gibbs, Deputy Managing Editor, Time Magazine; Co-Author, The Presidents Club: Inside the World’s Most Exclusive Fraternity
Michael Duffy, Executive Editor, Time Magazine; Co-Author, The Presidents Club: Inside the World’s Most Exclusive Fraternity Read more »

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

Thu, Apr 26 2012 - 1:00pm

Remarks on the U.S. and Global Economies Ahead of the 2012 U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

Timothy Geithner, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

Adam Lashinsky, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune; Author, Inside Apple: How America's Most Admired and Secretive Company Really Works - Moderator

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Professor Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg: Investing in Girls - Hope or Hype?

Wed, May 2 2012 - 6:00pm
Investing in Girls: Hope or Hype?

Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg
, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of San Francisco; Founder and Executive Director, Akili Dada

As the world discovers the value of investing in adolescent girls, how can we ensure that interventions achieve maximum impact? Drawing from its award-winning model, Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Akili Dada's founder and director, will share lessons on making sustainable and scalable investments in the lives of vulnerable girls in Africa.