Technology

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Democracy in the Digital Age: Perspectives from Members of Parliament

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Thu, Feb 19 2015 - 6:30pm

Youth and women members of parliament from around the world will discuss how they are harnessing opportunities presented by social media and mobile technologies to strengthen engagement between citizens and their elected representatives. How are women and young politicians using technology to promote deliberation and compromise and more inclusive political leadership, rather than political polarization? What opportunities and challenges does the rapid pace of technological change pose for democratic governance in different countries around the world? Read more »

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Bay Area: Ground Zero for the Reinvention of America

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Fri, Feb 13 2015 - 12:00pm

Peter Leyden, Former Managing Editor, Wired; Founder and CEO, Reinventors; Co-author, The Long Boom

There is no place on the planet better positioned than the Bay Area to drive the creation of a digital, global, sustainable civilization for the 21st century. Leyden, former managing editor of Wired magazine, presents a dazzling multimedia presentation covering the many tech, economic, social and political transformations that will unfold right here in the coming decades.

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Scoble on Startups 2015: Context, Cloud and Bleeding Edge Tech

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Wed, Feb 11 2015 - 6:00pm

Robert Scoble, Chief Startup Liaison, Rackspace; Author, Age of Context: Mobile, Sensors, Data and the Future of Privacy
In conversation with Kevin O’Malley, President TechTalk / Studio Read more »

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7 Reasons You Can’t Miss This Event with BuzzFeed’s CEO

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Wed, Jan 28 2015 - 7:00pm

Jonah Peretti, Founder & CEO of Buzzfeed
In conversation with Chris Dixon, Investor Read more »

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The Home that Watches Over Your Parents

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Thu, Jan 8 2015 - 5:15pm

Richard Caro, D.Phil., Scientist; Silicon Valley Entrepreneur
Mary Hulme, Gerontologist; Care Manager
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Geo for Good

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Wed, Dec 3 2014 - 7:00pm

Rebecca Moore, Lead, Google Earth Outreach Program and Google Earth Engine

Mary Ellen Hannibal, Stanford University Media Fellow; Author, The Spine of the Continent – Moderator Read more »

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Up the Ladder: Women Pursuing Careers in Science and Technology

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Mon, Nov 17 2014 - 6:00pm

Hilary K. Seligman, M.D., MAS, Associate Professor in Residence, Departments of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF
Diane Wara, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF
Eva Cole, Student, Holy Names High School, Oakland; Alumna, Girls Who Code
Sara Seims, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Population and Reproductive Health Program, Packard Foundation – Moderator Read more »

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Heather Burnett Gold: Empowering Communities with Gigabits to the Home

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Tue, Nov 4 2014 - 6:00pm

Heather Burnett Gold, President, Fiber to the Home Council North America Read more »

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Marissa Mayer in Conversation with Marc Benioff - A Visionary Award Event

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Thu, Oct 30 2014 - 7:15pm

Marissa Mayer, President and CEO, Yahoo 
In conversation with Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO, salesforce.com 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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