Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Senator; Author, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World; Twitter: @SenGillibrand
In conversation with Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook; Author, Lean InRead more »
Steven Johnson, Author, Where Good Ideas Come From and How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World; Twitter @stevenbjohnson
From the printing press to Wi-Fi, popular science writer Steven Johnson explores the history of innovation and examines where these ideas came from and how they moved from idea to existence. From a simple concept, bizarre coincidence, or surprising accident, hear more about some of the most brilliant inventions that have revolutionized the world we live in. Read more »
Here’s a special chance for a limited number of Commonwealth Club members to attend for free the finale of the Cartoonapalooza, featuring some of the nation’s best talent in political cartooning and visual satire.
Vivek Wadhwa, Fellow, The Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford University; Co-Author, Innovating Women Kim Polese, Chairwoman, ClearStreet Inc. Alison van Diggelen, Host of “Fresh Dialogues”; Contributor, BBC – moderator Additional panelists TBARead more »
John Lahr, Author, Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh; Drama critic, The New Yorker
In conversation with Carey Perloff, Artistic Director, A.C.T.
John Lahr will discuss his new book on Tennessee Williams, which provides intimate access to the mind of the writer whose plays reshaped the American theater and our nation’s sense of self. Read more »