Martin Jacques, Journalist; Author, When China Rules the World: the End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order Susan Shirk, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State; Chair, 21st Century China Program, University of California San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy Additional Panelists TBARead more »
Meredith Maran, Editor, Why We Write About Ourselves: Twenty Memoirists on Why They Expose Themselves (and Others) in the Name of Literature Kelly Corrigan, Author, Glitter and Glue Ayelet Waldman, Author, Bad Mother
This is a Good Lit event, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read more »
Kimberly Bryant, Founder, Black Girls Code Ben Casnocha, Entrepreneur; Executive; Co-author, The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age and The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career Justin Dangel, Entrepreneur; Founder, Chairman of the Board and Former CEO, GOJI Steven C. Pitts, Associate Chair,UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education Read more »
Manuel Pastor, Director, Program for Environmental and Regional Equity, University of Southern California; justgrowth.org Vien Truong, National Director, Green for All Miya Yoshitani, Executive Director, Asia Pacific Environmental Network Read more »
Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Twitter @carsonjfbruno Joe Garofoli, Political Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @joegarofoli Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; "Token Conservative" Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter @debrajsaundersRead more »
Conleth Hill, Actor; Olivier Award Winner; Tony Award Nominee; and Lord Varys in "Game of Thrones" Frances McDormand, Actor ("Olive Kitteridge"); Tony, Academy, and Emmy Award Winner Tony Taccone, Michael Leibert Artistic Director, The Berkeley Rep Theatre—Moderator Read more »
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Join another Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Explore vibrant North Beach with Rick Evans during a two-hour walk through this neighborhood with a colorful past, where food, culture, history and unexpected views all intersect in an Italian “urban village.” In addition to learning about Beat generation hangouts, you’ll discover authentic Italian cathedrals and coffee shops.
E.J. Dionne Jr., Columnist, The Washington Post; Author, Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond; Twitter: @EJDionne Barbara Marshman, Editorial Pages Editor, San Jose Mercury News—Moderator Read more »