Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East, North Africa and Afghanistan. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines. After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. There will also be a brief planning session.
Stefan Schlueter, German Consul General in San Francisco Andy David, Consul General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest Paulina Carmona, Consul General of France for San Francisco Robert Rosenthal, Director, Center for Investigative Reporting - Moderator Read more »
Karaman Mamand, Kurdish Human Rights Lawyer Bonnie Joy Kaslan, Consul General, Turkey Karima Bennoune, Professor of International Law, UC Davis; Author, Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here Maher Kalaji, Ph.d., Jordanian Dina Ibrahim, PhD; Educator, Media Analyst – Moderator Additional Panelists TBARead more »
Rohila Jalali, B.A., Business Administration Nangyalai Attal, B.A., English Language and Literature, 2014 UN Youth Courage Awardee Akmal Siddiqu, B.A., Finance and Management Ihsanullah Shagiwal, B.A., Business Administration Atta Arghandiwal, Author, Lost Decency: The Untold Afghan Story – Moderator Read more »
Michael Dillon, ADCRG, Dillon Magh Adhair Academy of Irish Dance
Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a demonstration of Irish dancing by championship-level dancers from a renowned Bay Area dance school. Dillon, an Ard Diploma Coimisiuin le Rinci Gaelacha (a teacher certified by the worldwide governing body of Irish dance), will also explain the history that permeates this detailed and disciplined dance culture. This will be the perfect pre-pub experience, as you are sure to leave with your feet tapping out a jig — or maybe even a reel.
Terry Vogt, Managing Director, Terra Global Capital Lisa Reinsberg, Executive Director, International Justice Resource Center Vaido Vald, Superintendent, Skanska – Global Project Development and Construction Group Nikki Sayres, Senior Director of Field Representation and Operations, The Asia Foundation Read more »