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Juan Enriquez and Steve Gullans: Evolving Ourselves

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Thu, Apr 16 2015 - 6:00pm

Juan Enriquez, Co-Founder, Excel Venture Management; Co-Author, Evolving Ourselves: How Unnatural Selection and Nonrandom Mutation Are Changing Life on Earth, Twitter: @Evolving
Steve Gullans, Co-Founder, Excel Venture Management; Co-Author, Evolving Ourselves: How Unnatural Selection and Nonrandom Mutation Are Changing Life on Earth, Twitter: @stevegullans Read more »

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Barry Eichengreen

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Wed, Apr 8 2015 - 6:00pm

Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Politics, UC Berkeley; Author, Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses – and Misuses – of History Read more »

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Barry Royden: Reflections of a CIA Spy

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Tue, Apr 7 2015 - 6:00pm

Barry Royden, Former Director of Counterintelligence, CIA Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 4/1/15

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Wed, Apr 1 2015 - 6:30pm

Panelists TBA

Join us as we explore the biggest, most controversial, and sometimes the surprising political issues with expert commentary by panelists who are smart, are civil, and have a good sense of humor. Join our panelists for informative and engaging commentary on political and other major news, audience discussion of the week’s events, and our live news quiz!

And come early before the program to meet other smart and engaged individuals and discuss the news over snacks and wine at our member social (open to all attendees).

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Barney Frank

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Wed, Apr 1 2015 - 12:00pm

Barney Frank, Former Member of Congress (D-MA); Author, Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage; Twitter @BarneyFrank
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John Hargrove: Beyond Blackfish

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Tue, Mar 31 2015 - 6:30pm

John Hargrove, Former Killer Whale Trainer; Star, Blackfish; Author, Beneath The Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld and The Truth Beyond Blackfish

John Hargrove’s career as one of the most experienced orca trainers in the world spanned the course of two decades. He worked with 20 different whales, on two different continents, and at two of SeaWorld’s U.S. facilities, where he was promoted to the highest level of trainer and given elite access to the parks’ most dangerous whales. Read more »

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Regional Transit Governance Seminar

Tue, Mar 31 2015 - 8:30am

Join us for a half-day seminar with transportation experts and public officials discussing regional transit governance challenges and best practices that shape development and growth in several vibrant urban landscapes. This event will be held in conjunction with the release of the Eno Center for Transportation’s most recent paper. Read more »

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Gretchen Rubin: Happiness and Habits

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Thu, Mar 26 2015 - 7:00pm

Gretchen Rubin, Author, The Happiness Project and Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives; Twitter: @gretchenrubin
Angie Coiro, Talk Show Host, KGO Radio - Moderator Read more »

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Russian Hill Walking Tour

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Thu, Mar 26 2015 - 1:45pm

Join a more active Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Russian Hill is a magical area with secret gardens and amazing views. Join Rick Evans for a two-hour hike up hills and staircases and learn about the history of this neighborhood. See where great artists and architects lived and worked, and walk down residential streets where some of the most historically significant houses in the Bay Area are located.

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Tavi Gevinson: INFORUM’s 21st Century Visionary Award

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Wed, Mar 25 2015 - 6:30pm

Tavi Gevinson, Editor-in-Chief, Rookie Magazine; Editor, Rookie Yearbook ThreeRead more »

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