P.J. Palmer, Filmmaker; Videographer Octavio Solis, Playwright; Director Patricia Wakida, Writer; Linoleum Block-Print Artist
Monday Night Philosophy celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the publication of John Steinbeck’s seminal novel, The Grapes of Wrath. Its central themes of struggle and hope are still relevant today. Read more »
Don DeLillo presents a novel about words and images, novelists and terrorists, the arch-individualist and the mass mind. The novel centers on Bill Gray, a famous reclusive writer who abandons the novel he has been writing for many years and enters a world of political violence, Semtex explosives and hostages locked in basement rooms. Mao II is Don DeLillo's 10th novel. It won the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1992.
Two new studies supported by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council have discovered a link between nutrition and increased immunity while aging, giving new meaning to the phrase, “You are what you eat.” Join Dr. Robert J. Marshall as he discusses the scientific connections between nutrients, regeneration and disease prevention.
Leland Faust, Founder and Chairman, CSI Capital Management; Member, Sporting News Top 100 Most Powerful People in Sports Duane Kuiper, Emmy Award-winning Play-by-play Announcer, San Francisco Giants; Former Major League Baseball Player, Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants Vida Blue, Former Pitcher, Oakland A's, SF Giants; Cy Young Award, MVP, Six-Time All Star Kevin O’Malley, President, Tech Talk/Studio – Moderator Read more »
Will Bucklin, Winemaker, Bucklin Old Hill Ranch, Glen Ellen Guillaume Eicholz, Vineyard Manager, Dominus Estate, Yountville Frank Leeds, Winegrower, Frog’s Leap, Rutherford Tegan Passalacqua, Winemaker and Vineyard Manager, Turley Wine Cellars, Amador, Paso Robles and St. Helena Peter Granoff, Master Sommelier, Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant – Moderator Read more »
Joe Keefe, CEO, Pax World Funds, Pax Ellevate Management, LLC
Research suggests that when women are at the table or in leadership positions, companies perform better. Where gender diversity reaches a critical mass of three or more women on a board, governance improves and so does financial performance. Yet, despite the powerful business case for women, gender inequality stubbornly persists. Joe Keefe will be discussing the business-side of gender diversity in the workplace. Keefe has written and spoken widely on the subject of women’s empowerment.
Jim Clark, Founder and CEO, World Technology Network and World Technology Awards; Author, Manifesto for a New Civilization; Former Faculty Member, Harvard; Former Bill Clinton Presidential Campaign Director for Non-Profit Sector and National Service Vivek Wadhwa, Research Director, Singularity University; Professor, Stanford; Author, The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent; Time Magazine 40 Most Influential Minds in Tech Read more »