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Ellen R. Malcolm: The Evolution of EMILY's List

Tue, Mar 15 2016 - 6:30pm

Ellen R. Malcolm, Founder, EMILY's List
Christine Bronstein, Founder, Nothing But the Truth Publishing; Author; Mother—Moderator Read more »

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San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

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Thu, Mar 10 2016 - 1:45pm

Explore San Francisco’s Financial District with historian Rick Evans and learn the history and stories behind some of our city’s remarkable structures, streets, and public squares. Hear about the famous architects who influenced the building of San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake. Discover hard-to-find rooftop gardens, Art Deco lobbies, unique open spaces, and historic landmarks. This is a tour for locals, with hidden gems you can only find on foot!

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Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst

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Tue, Mar 8 2016 - 6:30pm

Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst; Author, United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 3/7/16

Mon, Mar 7 2016 - 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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Could It Happen Here?

Mon, Mar 7 2016 - 6:30pm

Dr. Brian Green, Assistant Director of Campus Ethics, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics; Assistant Director of Engineering, Santa Clara University
Jim Fiedler, Chief Operating Officer of Water Utility, Santa Clara Valley Water District
Barbara Marshman, Editorial Page Editor, San Jose Mercury News—Moderator Read more »

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Nob Hill Walking Tour

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Fri, Mar 4 2016 - 1:45pm

Explore one of San Francisco’s 44 hills, and one of its original “Seven Hills”. Because of great views and its central position, Nob Hill became an exclusive enclave of the rich and famous on the west coast who built large mansions in the neighborhood. This included prominent tycoons such as Leland Stanford, and other members of the Big Four. Highlights include the history of four landmark hotels: The Fairmont, Mark Hopkins, Stanford Court, and Huntington Hotel. Read more »

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UC President Janet Napolitano: What I Care About and Why

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Wed, Mar 2 2016 - 7:00pm

Janet Napolitano, President, University of California; Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security; Former Governor, Arizona
Catherine Heenan, News Anchor and Reporter, KRON4-TV, San Francisco Read more »

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Dr. Sara Gottfried: Upgrade Your Brain, Outsmart Your DNA, and Reset Your Hormones Naturally

Tue, Mar 1 2016 - 7:00pm

Sara Gottfried, M.D., Author, The Hormone Cure and The Hormone Reset Diet

The Epic Mission: Upgrade Your Brain, Outsmart Your DNA, and Reset Your Hormones Naturally

Groundbreaking science now shows that approximately 10 percent of disease is genetic and 90 percent is due to environmental exposures such as the way you eat, move, think and supplement. Gottfried practices functional medicine, a systems-based approach to address health from your DNA to your daily habits. Read more »

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Michael Finney and Adam Levin: Tips for Protecting Ourselves in the Cyber World

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Tue, Mar 1 2016 - 6:30pm

Adam Levin, Chairman and Founder, IDT911; Chairman and Co-founder, Credit.com; Author, Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves
In conversation with Michael Finney, Consumer Reporter, “7 On Your Side”, KGO San Francisco Read more »

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Ashton Carter, U.S. Secretary of Defense

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Tue, Mar 1 2016 - 12:00pm

Dr. Ashton B. Carter, 25th U.S. Secretary of Defense
Remarks followed by conversation with Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club Read more »

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