February 2013

President Jimmy Carter: Challenges of a Superpower

Sun, Feb 24 2013 - 12:30pm

President Jimmy Carter

Former U.S. President; Founder, The Carter Center; Recipient, Nobel Peace Prize Read more »

Around the World in 65 Days!

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Tue, May 21 2013 - 6:00pm

Karen Keefer, Volunteer; Activist; Traveler

Saving frequent flier miles since 1984, Keefer used them all on business class fare to go around the world – adding 12 more countries to the 60 she had already visited. Her personalized route took her to Indochina, Indonesia, Australia, five southern African countries and Poland. She will share her photos and engrossing stories with the Club – pointing out highlights, surprises, frightening episodes, learning experiences and happy times. Read more »

The Algorithm for Love

Thu, Feb 14 2013 - 6:30pm

Sam Yagan, CEO, OkCupid & Match.com
In conversation with Joy Nordenstrom, Matchmaker and Founder, Joy of Romance
Beth Spotswood, Culture Blogger, SFGate.com - Emcee Read more »

Beyond THC: Cannabidiol (CBD) and the Future of Medical Marijuana

Wed, Mar 6 2013 - 6:00pm

Beyond THC: Cannabidiol and the Future of Medical Marijuana

Martin A. Lee, Author, Smoke Signals

Cannabidiol (CBD), a nonpsychoactive component of marijuana, has extraordinary therapeutic qualities, claims Lee. Discover the various molecular mechanisms through with CBD exerts its effects as an anticonvulsant, antipsychotic and neuro-protective compound. Read more »

The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life

Tue, Jun 4 2013 - 5:15pm

Marci Alboher, Author, The Encore Career Handbook

This event is sold out

Alboher will give a comprehensive, nuts-and-bolts guide to finding passion, purpose and a paycheck in the second half of life. She will discuss how to plan the transition; how much you need to make; the pros and cons of going back to school; when to volunteer and when to intern; how to network effectively and harness the power of social media; and she’ll present an Encore Hot List of 35 viable careers. Read more »