Beth Kanter, CEO, Zoetica; Author, Beth’s Blog; Co-author, The Networked Nonprofit May Boeve, Director for Partnerships and Policy and Co-founder, 350.org Ben Rattray, Founder and CEO, Change.org Darian Rodriguez Heyman, Editor, Nonprofit Management 101; Former Executive Director, Craigslist Foundation – Moderator
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. Read more »
Board President and Former Executive Director, MoveOn.org; Author, The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You
With the Internet changing the way we shop, get our news and connect with friends, how can our privacy be protected online? The former executive director of MoveOn, Pariser provides a controversial and eye-opening account of how personalization on the Internet is controlling and limiting the information we get. Read more »
Akiva Tor, Consul General for Israel for the Pacific Northwest
The last half year has seen tectonic political shifts inside major state actors in North Africa and the Middle East. Consul General Tor will discuss the conditions required for advancing peace in an uncertain environment.
MLF: Middle East Location: SF Club Office Time: 11:30 a.m. Read more »
Monday Night Philosophy explores the disruptive force of the Internet throughout the established news media. The future of newspapers is in doubt, broadcast news is being splintered into niche markets, and no one knows who will pay for relatively objective but labor-intensive international reporting. Into the breach steps Facebook and other social media, with blogs and personal reporting. But where is the editorial control? Read more »