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Ecosystem Services

Mon, Sep 12 2011 - 6:00pm

Ecosystem Services

Jib Ellison, CEO, Blu Skye
Peter Seligmann, Co-founder and CEO, Conservation International

The many services that nature provides to humans are undervalued in commercial markets because it is difficult to put a price tag on them. Now, with increasing awareness about sustainability and resource limitations, companies are paying more attention to such ecosystem services. Read more »

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Rajiv Doshi & Anurag Mairal: Medical Technology Innovation for India

Mon, Aug 29 2011 - 6:00pm

Rajiv Doshi and Anurag Mairal: Medical Technology Innovation for India


Rajiv Doshi, M.D., Executive Director (U.S.), Stanford-India Biodesign; Consulting Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford University
Anurag Mairal, Ph.D., Director, Global Biodesign Exchange Programs, Stanford University Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Aug 29 2011 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

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 »

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Salma Arastu: A merging of Islamic and Hindu Traditions

Mon, Aug 22 2011 - 6:00pm

Sacred Heritage: A Merging of Islamic and Hindu Traditions

Salma Arastu, Artist; Author

Michael Pappas, Executive Director, SF Interfaith Council - Moderator

Renowned Indian-born Muslim artist Arastu speaks to the contemporary relation of religion to art. In conjunction with her art exhibit at the SF Club office beginning July 15, she will share the inspiration for her imagery, a blending of spirituality, Islamic values and beauty in modern culture. Read more »

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WWLD: What Would Libertarians Do?

Mon, Jul 25 2011 - 6:30pm

WWLD: What Would Libertarians Do?

Nick Gillespie and Matt Welch, Co-editors, Reason Magazine and Reason.tv; Co-authors, The Declaration of Independents
In conversation with Joe Garofoli, Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle; Author, Politics Blog, SFgate.com Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Jul 25 2011 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

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 »

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Power Down

Fri, Jul 22 2011 - 12:00pm

Power Down

The Rev. Canon Sally G. Bingham, President, The Regeneration Project
Chris King, Chief Regulatory Officer, eMeter
Gregory Walton, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Stanford University

We know what we should do to reduce our personal and societal carbon footprint. Why don’t we do more? Many citizens and consumers have made strides big and small in their personal and professional lives but can clean tech make energy efficiency sexy? Read more »

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The Arab Spring

Mon, Jul 18 2011 - 6:00pm

The Arab Spring

Nour Ahmedin, Egyptian Student
Janet Penley, American Traveler
Maher Kalaji, British/Jordanian Academic
Dr. Read more »

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Jose Antonio Vargas: My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant

Mon, Jul 11 2011 - 6:30pm

Jose Antonio Vargas: My Life As an Undocumented Immigrant

This program is sold out

Jose Antonio Vargas, Former Reporter, The Washington Post; Founder, Define American

In conversation with Phil Bronstein, Editor-at-Large, Hearst Newspapers
 
“I convinced myself that all would be OK if I lived up to the qualities of a 'citizen': hard work, self-reliance, love of my country.” Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post journalist Vargas just revealed to Read more »

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"Pudd'nhead Wilson"

Tue, Jul 5 2011 - 5:30pm

The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson and the Comedy of Those Extraordinary Twins

Come join in a post-holiday discussion of Pudd’nhead Wilson, Mark Twain’s acerbic look at miscegenation and racism in the antebellum South. 

MLF: SF Book Discussion
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. program
Cost: FREE
Program Organizer:
Howard Crane

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