Education

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Dale Russakoff: Who's in Charge of America's Schools?

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Tue, Sep 29 2015 - 6:00pm

Dale Russakoff, Author, The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?

Listen to Dale Russakoff, expert journalist, deliver a story of high ideals and hubris as reformers face off against entrenched unions, skeptical parents and bewildered students. The Prize is a portrait of a titanic struggle over the future of education for the poorest kids, and a cautionary tale for those who care about the shape of America’s schools. Read more »

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Julie Lythcott-Haims: How to Raise an Adult

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Mon, Jul 20 2015 - 6:00pm

Julie Lythcott-Haims, Former Dean of Freshmen and Undergraduate Advising, Stanford University; Author, How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success Read more »

Past event

Video Games and Neuroscience: A Vision of the Future of Medicine and Education

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Wed, Jun 10 2015 - 6:30pm

Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D., Founding Director, Neuroscience Imaging Center and Associate Professor in Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, UCSF
In conversation with Christina Farr, Editor and Host, Future of You Blog, KQED; Twitter @chrissyfarr Read more »

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What’s the Value of a College Education?

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Wed, Apr 29 2015 - 6:30pm

Alecia DeCoudreaux, President, Mills College
Richard Ekman, President, Council of Independent Colleges
Mary Marcy, President, Dominican University of California
Mohammad Qayoumi, President, California State University San Jose
Claude Steele, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, UC Berkeley Read more »

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Where Trauma, Poverty and Education Intersect

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Tue, Apr 14 2015 - 5:15pm

Christine Stoner-Mertz, LCSW, President and CEO, Lincoln Child Center
Macheo Payne, Ed.D., MSW, Senior Director of Equity and Educational Initiatives, Lincoln Child Center, Assistant Professor of Social Work, California State University East Bay Read more »

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Sal Khan with Black Girls Code’s Kimberly Bryant

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Wed, Apr 8 2015 - 7:00pm

Kimberly Bryant, Founder, Black Girls Code
In conversation with Sal Khan, Founder and Executive Director, Khan Academy

“Imagine the impact that these curious, creative minds could have on the world with the guidance and encouragement others take for granted. I have, and I can’t wait.” – Kimberly Bryant Read more »

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Janet Napolitano and Mark Yudof: A Conversation on the Future of Higher Education

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Thu, Feb 5 2015 - 6:30pm

Janet Napolitano, President, University of California; Former Secretary of Homeland Security; Former Governor of Arizona
Mark Yudof, President Emeritus, University of California; Former Chancellor of the University of Texas System Read more »

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TechWomen: Advancing Women’s Leadership in Africa and the Middle East

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Mon, Oct 27 2014 - 6:00pm

Sylvia Mukasa, Chief Executive Officer, GlobalX Investments Ltd, Kenya
Tarimin Kewa, Senior Technical Specialist, Kisero Ltd, Nigeria
Ouafae Alami, Senior Software Engineer, Devoteam Services Maroc, Morocco
Evelyn Zoubi, Founder and CEO of Glanse
Eileen Brewer, Senior Manager, Symantec - Moderator Read more »

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Common Core Education Summit: The Crux of the New K-12 Standards

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Wed, Oct 22 2014 - 6:00pm

Susan H. Fuhrman, Ph.D., President, Teachers College, Columbia University; Founding Director and Chair, Management Committee, Consortium for Policy Research in Education; President, National Academy of Education
Michael Kirst, President, California State Board of Education; Professor Emeritus, Education and Business Administration, Stanford University
Christina Lunde, Teacher, Olive Elementary School, Novato Unified School District; Literacy Coordinator, North Bay International Studies Project, Sonoma State University Read more »

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