June 2012

Dr. Ossama Hassanein: Tech Wadi

Mon, Jun 25 2012 - 12:00pm

Tech Wadi

Dr. Ossama Hassanein, Chair, Tech Wadi, BDNA Corp in Silicon Valley and Echovox in Geneva
Dina Ibrahim, Ph.D.,  Associate Professor of Broadcast Communication Arts, SFSU - Moderator

Dr. Hassanein is an international entrepreneur and venture capitalist, in addition to serving as a mentor and lecturer. He will discuss Tech Wadi, a nonprofit organization building bridges between the U.S. and the Middle East and North Africa to promote entrepreneurship, innovation and economic development. Dr. Read more »

Skeptical Climate Science

Thu, Jun 21 2012 - 6:00pm

Richard Muller, Professor of Physics, UC Berkeley

Physicist Richard Muller generated headlines last fall when he said evidence for climate change “is clear and incontrovertible.” Until then he had questioned temperature measurements gathered around the world, which he now says are valid and without bias.
 
Yet his views on specific figures and funding from industrialists David and Charles Koch still make him a controversial figure among the climate intelligentsia. Read more »

The Real Problem Solvers

The Real Problem SolversSocial Entrepreneurs in America Read more »

Road to Valor

Wed, Jun 20 2012 - 6:00pm

Road to Valor

This program is sold out. You may add your name to the waitlist below.

Andres McConnon, Historical Researcher; Co-author, Road to Valor
Aili McConnon, Journalist; Co-Author, Road to Valor

Gino Bartali was a chain-smoking, Chianti-loving, Tuscan cyclist who won the Tour de France in 1938 and 1948, and set the Tour record, unbroken to this day, for the longest time span between victories. Read more »