March 2013

Women in Emerging Economies

Fri, Mar 15 2013 - 12:00pm

Women in Emerging Economies

This program is cancelled

La Vonn Schlegel, Director, Indiana Institute for International Business
Linda Calhoun, Vice Chair, International Relations Forum; Executive Director, Careergirls.org – Moderator

Schlegel will discuss the changing roles, situations and opportunities for businesswomen in emerging economies with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa. Read more »

Gray Davis

Tue, Mar 19 2013 - 7:00pm

Gray Davis

Former Governor, California
 
Former California Governor Davis will reflect on recent changes to the state’s constitution and the prospects for future reform. Davis served as governor from 1999-2003. He is currently with the Los Angeles office of Loeb & Loeb and is a senior fellow at the UCLA School of Public Affairs.
 
Location: Barrett Ballroom, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose
Time: 7 p.m. Read more »

Metabolic wellness

Wed, Mar 20 2013 - 6:00pm

Metabolic Wellness: Cracking Your Metabolic Code and Personalizing Your Health Choices to Create a Health-Style

James LaValle, R.Ph.; C.C.N.; N.M.D.; Cofounder, Living Longer Institute; Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy; Author, Cracking the Metabolic Code

Learn how you can assess the factors affecting your metabolism and what steps you can take to customize restoring your optimal metabolism. Read more »

Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust

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Mon, Apr 8 2013 - 12:00pm

Marty Brounstein, Author, Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust

To honor Holocaust Remembrance Day, come hear the remarkable true story of a Catholic couple in the Netherlands who, despite great risk and danger, helped save the lives of at least two dozen Jews from certain death during World War II. Brounstein will also explain the meaningful personal connection that inspires him to tell and retell the story of their heroic actions. Read more »

India’s Girls: The Endangered Gender

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Thu, Apr 18 2013 - 6:00pm

Nyna Pais Caputi, Producer and Director, Petals in the Dust: The Endangered Indian Girls

Caputi describes how the age-old preference for sons in India, fueled by technological advances and a growing materialism, is leading to increased incidents of discrimination, violence and the eradication of millions of girls in that country. In regions where the sex ratios are skewed, female trafficking and bride buying run rampant. Caputi will address the reasons behind this phenomenon, the implications for India’s population and possible solutions. Read more »

Kehinde Wiley - The World Stage: Israel

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Fri, Apr 5 2013 - 12:00pm

Karen Tsujimoto, Curator, the Contemporary Jewish Museum; Former Senior Curator, the Oakland Museum

Gina Baleria, Associate News Producer, KGO; Lecturer, Broadcast and Communication Arts, SFSU Read more »