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Breaking Bread: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers’ Stories of Sharing Lives and Cultures

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Mon, Jul 7 2014 - 6:00pm

Justina Wu, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Kenya 2005–2007 
Zach Matheson, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Mali 2011–2012 
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Pecha Kucha 20 x 20: Japan-Inspired Design

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Mon, Jul 7 2014 - 6:00pm

Koji Tsutsui, Architect, Koji Tsutsui Architects
Greg Gomes, Woodworking and Veneer Expert, Artistic Veneers
E.B. Min, Partner, Min|Day Architects
Carin Adams, Associate Curator of Art and Material Culture and Co-curator of SuperAwesome: Art andGiant Robot, Oakland Museum of California,
Brandon K. Hill, Founder and CEO, btrax
Joachim Muller Lance, Font Designer; Principal and Owner, Kame Design Studio Read more »

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Middle East Discussion

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Mon, Jun 30 2014 - 5:30pm

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. 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.

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The HALO Trust in Afghanistan: Clearing the Deadly Debris of War

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Thu, Jun 19 2014 - 12:00pm

Farid Homayoun, Afghanistan Program Manager, HALO Trust Read more »

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Just added: Luis Guillermo Solís, President of Costa Rica

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Mon, Jun 9 2014 - 6:30pm

Creating A Competitive Hub for High-Tech Manufacturing and Services in Latin America

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed — Introduction

Akiko Yamazaki, Board Member, Wildlife Conservation Network; Philanthropist - Moderator Read more »

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Preserving China’s Traditional Folk Arts

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Mon, Jun 2 2014 - 6:00pm

Lisa Deng, Founder, GreatSeed Inc. Read more »

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Michael McFaul: Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia

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Tue, May 27 2014 - 6:00pm

Michael McFaul, Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia 
Dr. Gloria Duffy, President & CEO, The Commonwealth Club – Moderator Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

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Mon, May 19 2014 - 5:30pm

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. 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.

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Jose Cuisia, Jr., Philippine Ambassador to the U.S.

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Fri, May 16 2014 - 12:00pm

Prospects and Challenges of the Philippine Economy in 2014 and Beyond Read more »

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Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich: Rebalancing America’s Relationship to Asia with Australia by Our Side

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Mon, May 12 2014 - 6:00pm

Jeffrey Bleich, Former Ambassador, Australia
Joe Epstein, Past Board President, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors - Moderator Read more »

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