April 2014

Archduke Karl von Habsburg: A Modern Monuments Man (4/30/14)

HIRH Karl von Habsburg, Imperial Prince and Archduke of Austria, Royal Prince of Hungary and Bohemia

Gloria Duffy, Ph.D., President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club of California – Moderator

Stormy Science, Rocky Investments

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Tue, Jun 3 2014 - 6:00pm

Stormy Science
6:00-6:30 p.m.

Stephen Bennett, Senior Vice President, Verisk Climate
Noah Diffenbaugh, Associate Professor, School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University
Rebecca Shaw, Associate Vice President and Lead Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund Read more »

Maurice Kanbar: A Unique Inventor and His Amazing Inventions

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Wed, Jun 18 2014 - 6:00pm

Maurice Kanbar, Inventor; Author, Secrets From an Inventor's Notebook: Advice on Inventing Success Read more »

Mars and Venus: The Next Generation

Mars and Venus – The Next Generation
Wed, Jun 4 2014 - 7:00pm

John Gray, Ph.D., Author, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus; Co-author, Work with Me: The 8 Blind Spots Between Men and Women in Business Read more »

Bay Area Housing Revolution: The Future of Green and Affordable People-Centered Community

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Thu, Jun 12 2014 - 6:00pm

Bob MassaroCo-founder and CEO, Thriving Communities
James Schaffer, Partner, Schaffer&Combs Read more »

Hollywood and the LGBT Journey

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Mon, Aug 4 2014 - 12:00pm

Donna Sachet, Media Personality; Actor; Community Activist
Jan Wahl, Film Critic, KRON 4

Donna Sachet has been a San Francisco performer and icon for decades, from being elected Empress of San Francisco to serving as Grand Marshal for the SF Pride parade. In 2009, Sachet became the first drag performer to sing the national anthem at a Major League Baseball game. Donna Sachet and film critic Jan Wahl "dish-cuss" the LGBT journey in Hollywood, past and present.

Empowering Girls through Sport: Giving Girls a Voice and a Choice!

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Thu, Jul 17 2014 - 6:00pm

Lorrie Fair, Member, U.S. Women’s 1999 World Cup Champion Team; Former Athlete Ambassador, Right to Play; Sports Envoy for the Secretary of State
Nick Gates, Founder and Global Strategist, Coaches Across Continents Read more »

Pecha Kucha 20 x 20: Japan-Inspired Design

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Mon, Jul 7 2014 - 6:00pm

Koji Tsutsui, Architect, Koji Tsutsui Architects
Greg Gomes, Woodworking and Veneer Expert, Artistic Veneers
E.B. Min, Partner, Min|Day Architects
Carin Adams, Associate Curator of Art and Material Culture and Co-curator of SuperAwesome: Art andGiant Robot, Oakland Museum of California,
Brandon K. Hill, Founder and CEO, btrax
Joachim Muller Lance, Font Designer; Principal and Owner, Kame Design Studio Read more »

Food Fights for the 21st Century: Women's Voices Driving Change

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Tue, Jun 24 2014 - 6:00pm

Deborah Koons Garcia, Filmmaker, Director, Symphony of the Soil and The Future of Food
Zen Honeycutt, Founder and Executive Director, Moms Across America
Judi Shils, Executive Director and Founder, Teens Turning Green
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