Business & Economics

Upcoming event

Mark Schapiro: Carbon Shock – A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of the Disrupted Global Economy

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Tue, Nov 25 2014 - 6:00pm

Mark Schapiro, Author; Former Senior Correspondent, Center for Investigative Reporting; Adjunct Professor, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Read more »

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Van Jones & John Hope Bryant: How the Poor Can Save Capitalism

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Fri, Sep 19 2014 - 6:00pm

Van Jones, Host, “Crossfire”; Former Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, White House Council on Environmental Quality
John Hope Bryant, Founder and CEO, Operation HOPE; Author, How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class

"There is a difference between being broke and being poor; being broke is a temporary economic situation, but being poor is a disabling frame of mind.” John Hope Bryant  Read more »

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How to Work a Room and Enjoy Networking in Our Digital Age

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Tue, Oct 14 2014 - 6:00pm

Susan RoAne, Author, How to Work a Room: The Ultimate Guide to Making Lasting Connections in Person and Online and Face to Face: How to Reclaim the Personal Touch in a Digital World

How do you introduce yourself to someone? What do you say next? In a world that seems isolated behind emoticons and quick transactions, how can you create and nurture warm, engaged relationships? One way is to join us for a session with best-selling author and keynote speaker Susan RoAne. Read more »

podcast

Mineta National Policy Summit (6/20/14)

Introduction by Norman Y. Mineta, U.S. Secretary of Transportation (retired)
Keynote Address by Therese McMillan, Federal Transit Deputy Administrator
Asha Weinstein Agrawal, Director, MTI National Transportation Finance Center
Steve Heminger, Executive Director, Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Michael Melaniphy, CEO, American Public Transportation Association Read more »

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China Today, China Tomorrow

Fri, Oct 3 2014 - 12:00pm

Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Natural Resources Defense Council, China Program Director Read more »

Past event

Michael Malone: The Story Behind Intel

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Wed, Aug 6 2014 - 6:30pm

Michael Malone, Author, The Intel Trinity: How Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and Andy Grove Built the World’s Most Important Company
Angie Coiro, Host, “In Deep” – Moderator Read more »

Past event

Steve Forbes: Fighting Threats to Our Money

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Wed, Aug 20 2014 - 6:00pm

Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor in Chief, Forbes Media; Publisher, Forbes Magazine Read more »

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Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants: Authentic LGBT Marketing Success

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Fri, Aug 15 2014 - 12:00pm

Steve Pinetti, Senior Vice President, Inspiration & Creativity, Kimpton Hotel and Restaurant Group Read more »

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San Francisco Neighborhood Newspapers: Creating Healthy and Informed Environments and Neighborhoods

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Mon, Sep 22 2014 - 6:00pm

Juan Gonzales, Founder and Editor, El Tecolote
Paul Kozakiewicz, Publisher, Richmond Review and Sunset Beacon
Willie Ratcliff, Publisher, San Francisco Bay View
Glenn Gullmes, Publisher, West Portal Monthly – Moderator Read more »

Past event

Harnessing the Power of the LGBT Marketplace and Social Capital to Drive Positive Social Change

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Thu, Aug 28 2014 - 6:00pm

Kevin Jones, Founder, Good Capital; Co-founder and Convener, SOCAP
Danielle Kinzaire-Sutton, M.D., Community Organizer; Principal Consultant, Notus-S.G.
Marc J. Lane, JD, Author, Social Enterprise: Empowering Mission-Driven Entrepreneurs; Chairman, Illinois Task Force on Social Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise
Charles Sutton, CEO, Bronzeville Urban Development
Marc Loveless, Executive Director, Coalition for Justice and Respect Read more »

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