The evolving status of women in the world today will be explored at The Commonwealth Club throughout the month of August in the series The Ascent of Woman.
Through speakers, panels, films and art, we will examine this transformational period in women's history, this dramatic shift from the expectation of our mothers' choices, to how we work and live today in ways that reach out through our families and communities to reverberate throughout the nation. Read more »
Learn about cults from a man who’s seen them from the inside. Professional investigator Sullivan describes the process of identifying and investigating cults, providing an overview of how cults recruit, convert and maintain control of their members through a variety of psychologically coercive techniques. A licensed private investigator for more than 19 years, Sullivan has worked in collaboration with leading authorities in the area of undue influence. Read more »
Fighting for the right to marry or register as domestic partners may be easy for many gays and lesbians to embrace, but deciding whether to legally partner your beloved raises far more personal questions.
This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on September 2, 2009.
Rajan Dev, President, Hot Studio Steve Pinetti, Senior VP Sales and Marketing, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants Don Skeoch, Chief Revenue Officer, California Academy of Sciences Kat Taylor, Founder, OneCalifornia Bank Kevin O’Malley, President, TechTalk / Studio – Moderator
This Program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on June 23, 2009.
Lisa Gansky, Co-founder, Dos Margaritas; Advisor, New Resource Bank; Founder, oFoto, GNN
Maria Giudice, Founder and CEO, Hot Studio Lisa Nash, CEO, Blue Planet Run Blair Shane, Chief Marketing Officer, California Academy of Sciences Read more »
Michael Eric Dyson, Ph.D.; Professor of Sociology, Georgetown University; Author Richard Thompson Ford, George E. Osborne Professor of Law, Stanford University; Author, The Race Card - Moderator Read more »