David Kennedy, History Professor Emeritus, Stanford University Mark DiCamillo, Director, California Field Poll Noel Perry, Venture Capitalist and Founder, Next 10 Kathay Feng, California Common Cause Annette Fuentes, New America Media Lenny Mendonca, Bay Area Council Sunne Wright McPeak, California Forward Read more »
Boris Dittrich, Human Rights Activist; Former Member, Netherlands Parliament
Dittrich will discuss LGBT issues around the world, including efforts to save lives of homosexual men in the Middle East; the anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda, which introduces the death penalty; the role of the United Nations in supporting, or hindering, LGBT rights; and emerging LGBT groups around the world.
This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on March 16, 2010.
David Shenk, Author, The Forgetting, Data Smog and The Immortal Game
Shenk presents a compelling case against the notion of genetic “giftedness.” Forget everything you think you know about genes, talent and intelligence. In recent years, some scientific evidence has emerged suggesting a completely new paradigm: not talent scarcity, but latent talent abundance.
Rev. Kapya Kaoma, Project Director, Political Research Associates; Anglican Priest from Zambia Leading Churches in Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts Sandip Roy, Editor, New America Media - Moderator Read more »
Joanna Barsh, Executive, McKinsey and Company; Author, How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life
Susie Cranston, Executive, McKinsey and Company; Author, How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and LifeRead more »
Get an inside look at a culturally rich but politically and economically struggling country. Rabinowitz will present a slide show with commentary about her most recent trip to Cuba last year. Rabinowitz has been to Cuba 10 times since 1974, as a volunteer and as part of health care, labor and cultural programs. Her intriguing photos offer an intimate look at Cuba and Cubans today. Read more »
Gar Alperovitz, Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy, University of Maryland; Co-author, Unjust Deserts: How the Rich are Taking our Common Inheritance and Why We Should Take It Back Lew Daly, Senior Fellow, Demos; Co-author, Unjust Deserts: How the Rich are Taking our Common Inheritance and Why We Should Take It BackRead more »