Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, San Jose State University; Political Analyst, NBC Bay Area; Author, Reviving Civic Engagement; Twitter @lgerston John Zipperer, Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club – Host Additional panelists TBARead more »
Growing older is a scary thought for many people. Many people do not know what to expect or how to live comfortably and happily as seniors. Join the discussion of new and emerging solutions to the challenges of growing older, with group facilitator Richard G. Caro, Ph.D. The discussion will dive into topics like brain health, apps for seniors, hearing and wearables for seniors. Results of the discussion will be shared with a larger community of older adults interested in ways to improve their quality of life.
Joan Steidinger, Ph.D., Clinical Sports Psychologist; Author, Sisterhood in Sports: How Female Athletes Collaborate and Compete
“Why can’t you be more like men?” is a common refrain heard by women who show emotion in work and sport. Yet “Women are not small men!” says Alison Dunlap, world champion & Olympic cyclist. Dr. Joan Steidinger agrees and believes that sisterhood among women is essential for them to achieve full success in life. Read more »
Dominic Sisti, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics/Health Policy and Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania; Principal Author, “Improving Long-term Psychiatric Care: Bring Back the Asylum,” Journal of the American Medical Association Renee Binder, M.D., Psychiatrist, University of California, San Francisco; Incoming President, American Psychiatric Association Read more »
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 SuccessRead more »
Lisa Hoffman, Peace Corps Volunteer, Guinea, 2013-2014 Veronica Canilao, Peace Corps Volunteer, Guinea, 2013-2014 Hilary Braseth, Peace Corps Volunteer, Guinea, 2011-2014 Frank Price, Peace Corps Volunteer, Cote d’Ivoire, 1969-1972; Secretary, Northern California Peace Corps Association – Moderator Read more »