Bruce Lipton, Ph.D., Stem Cell Biology Pioneer; Best-selling Author, The Biology of Belief
A renaissance in science is creating a genuine revolution in thought and understanding, one so radical that it is changing the world. The frontier science of epigenetics reveals that we are not victims of our genes but instead have unlimited capacity to live a life overflowing with peace, health and happiness. Read more »
Nadine Burke Harris, M.D., Founder and CEO, UCSF Center for Youth Wellness Joyce Dorado, Ph.D. UCSF Healthy Environments and Response to Trauma in Schools Jane Stevens, Founder, Publisher, ACEs Connection James Redford, Director and Producer, Resilience—Moderator Read more »
Jessica Buchleitner, Journalist; Author, 50 Women Anthology Series Silvia Vasquez-Lavado, First Peruvian Woman to Summit Mt. Everest; Executive Director, Courageous Girls; Principal of Enterprise Technology, eBay Nwe Oo, Member, United Nations Delegation, Commission on the Status on the Women, UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, UN Sustainable Development Goals Masha Maslova, Engagement Manager, Silicon Valley Talent Partnership; Co-founder, El Shadai Foster Home, Uganda Read more »
On one Monday evening of every month the Humanities Forum sponsors Socrates Café at The Commonwealth Club. Each meeting is devoted to the discussion of a philosophical topic chosen at that meeting. The group's facilitator, John Nyquist, invites participants to suggest topics, which are then voted on. The person who proposed the most popular topic is asked to briefly explain why she or he considers that topic interesting and important. An open discussion follows, and the meeting ends with a summary of the various perspectives participants expressed. Read more »
Jeffrey Collins, Former White House National Security Staff Director for Turkish Affairs Banafsheh Keynoush, Ph.D., Foreign Affairs Expert; Author Additional Panelist TBA
A distinguished panel will discuss the unsettled situation in Turkey, one of the most important countries in the Middle East, after the unsuccessful coup attempt, a tightening of control by the regime of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and increased terrorism by Islamic State.
Kira Reginato, Elder Care Manager; Speaker; Author; Elder Care Consultant
Speaking from her recent book, Tips for Helping Your Aging Parents (Without Losing Your Mind), elder care expert Kira Reginato shares her best tips for keeping your mind, temper and sense of humor as you care for a loved one.
Kira's upbeat approach outlines the basics of how to take care of anyone as they age without sacrificing taking care of yourself. Read more »