Social Issues

Upcoming event

Who Runs the World? Women with Power and Purpose

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Thu, Oct 29 2015 - 6:30pm

Melanne Verveer, Co-Founder, Seneca Point Global; Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security
Kim Azzarelli, Co-Founder, Seneca Point Global; Chair and Co-founder, Avon Global Center for Women and Justice
Andrea Jung, President and CEO, Grameen; Former CEO, Avon Products, Inc. Read more »

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Anne Marie Slaughter

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Wed, Oct 7 2015 - 6:30pm

Women Can’t Have It All: Women Men Work Family

Anne Marie Slaughter, President and CEO of New America Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 10/6/15

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Tue, Oct 6 2015 - 6:30pm

Panelists TBA

Join us as for a special edition of Week to Week, as we explore the biggest, most controversial, and sometimes the surprising political issues with expert commentary by panelists who are smart, are civil, and have a good sense of humor. Join our panelists for informative and engaging commentary on political and other major news, an inside look at what Californians think, audience discussion of the week’s events, and our live news quiz! Read more »

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Women in Tech: Can Silicon Valley Women Have It All?

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Fri, Oct 2 2015 - 12:00pm

Jaleh Daie, Ph.D., Managing Partner, Aurora Equity; Member, Silicon Valley of Angels; Former Head of Science, David and Lucile Packard Foundation Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social Silicon Valley

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Tue, Sep 15 2015 - 7:00pm

Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Specializing in California's Political and Policy Landscape; Twitter @CarsonJFBruno
Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, San Jose State University; Political Analyst, NBC Bay Area; Author, Reviving Citizen Engagement; Twitter @lgerston
Barbara Marshman, Editor, Editorial Pages, San Jose Mercury News; Twitter @barbmarshman  Read more »

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Longevity Explorers Discussion Group: Better Aging. You. Your Parents.

Mon, Sep 14 2015 - 6:30pm
This regular discussion group will be exploring new and emerging solutions to the challenges of growing older. Not only will we be uncovering interesting new products at the intersection of aging and technology, we will also be conducting a series of ongoing deep dive discussions into topics like brain health, apps for seniors, hearing and wearables for seniors. The results of our discussions will be shared with a larger community of older adults interested in improving their quality of life through our partner in this initiative, Tech-enhanced Life, PBC.
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Analyzing Police Encounters with the Public: Some Methods for Reducing the Use of Force

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Thu, Sep 10 2015 - 6:00pm

Geoffrey Raymond, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Sociology, UC Santa Barbara
Nikki Jones, Professor of African American Studies, UC Berkeley Read more »

Past event

Singing for Our Lives: Music in the Time of AIDS

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Mon, Aug 24 2015 - 6:00pm

Jon Bailey, Conductor; Composer; Professor Emeritus, Pomona College

This program is part of the 2015 Platforum series Music Matters, sponsored by Ernst & Young and the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation. Read more »

Past event

Senator Claire McCaskill

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Wed, Aug 19 2015 - 12:00pm

Claire McCaskill, United States Senator (D-MO); Author, Plenty Ladylike: A Memoir

In conversation with Dick Costolo, Former CEO, Twitter

This program is part of the Good Lit series underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation Read more »

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