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Past event

Keith Goldstein: The Majesty of the Himalayas

Wed, May 6 2009 - 6:00pm

The Majesty of the Himalayas: An Undiscovered Asia Series

Keith Goldstein, Co-founder, Nepal S.E.E.D.S.

Witness the mystique of Nepal through Goldstein’s stunning presentation: the mountains, the religions and its people. Nepal’s difficult terrain and its relatively new opening to foreign visitors have helped preserve the country’s beauty. Goldstein first visited Nepal in 1986 and has returned 10 times. He co-founded Nepal S.E.E.D.S. to address some of the needs in Nepal including education, the environment and clean drinking water. Read more »

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Patrick J. Yam: The Economic Crisis

Mon, May 4 2009 - 6:00pm

The Economic Crisis of 2008+: Deleveraging of a Nation

This program is sold out

Patrick J. Yam, CEO, Sensei Partners LLC; Macro-Economist; Investor; Academician; Author

What caused today’s recessionary economy? How did we get here, and what’s next? Diverse information from various media often challenges clarity and exacerbates confusion. Confusion adds fear and apprehension, overriding corporate and household decisions. Read more »

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The Importance of Authenticity in Politics, Business and Life

Mon, Jun 8 2009 - 12:00pm

The Importance of Authenticity in Politics, Business and Life

Mike Robbins, Author, Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Already Taken; Motivational Speaker

We live in a culture some say is starved for authenticity. Most of us want our political and business leaders, co-workers, family members and friends to be truthful and honest, and to have the personal freedom and confidence to say, do and be who we really are. Read more »

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International LGBT Rights and LGBT Asylum Seekers

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Thu, Aug 14 2014 - 6:00pm

Rochelle A. Fortier, Human Rights and Immigration Attorney, Nwadibia — Chair
Panelists TBA Read more »

Upcoming event

Vietnam, the U.S. and China Today: Insights from the Consul General

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Wed, Sep 3 2014 - 6:00pm

Nguyen Ba Hung, Consul General of Vietnam in San Francisco Read more »

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When Gay Isn’t Global: How Organizations Remain LBGT-friendly Where a Nation Isn’t

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Tue, Aug 5 2014 - 6:00pm

DJ Peterson, President, Longview Capital Advisors; Twitter @dj_longview
Additional panelists TBA Read more »

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The Big Book of In-Your-Face Gay Etiquette

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Thu, Aug 21 2014 - 6:00pm

Daniel Curzon, Author; Teacher; Social, Cultural and Political Commentator Read more »

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Pecha Kucha 20 x 20: Japan-Inspired Design

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Mon, Jul 7 2014 - 6:00pm

Koji Tsutsui, Architect, Koji Tsutsui Architects
Greg Gomes, Woodworking and Veneer Expert, Artistic Veneers
E.B. Min, Partner, Min|Day Architects
Carin Adams, Associate Curator of Art and Material Culture and Co-curator of SuperAwesome: Art andGiant Robot, Oakland Museum of California,
Brandon K. Hill, Founder and CEO, btrax
Joachim Muller Lance, Font Designer; Principal and Owner, Kame Design Studio Read more »

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Food Fights for the 21st Century: Women's Voices Driving Change

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Tue, Jun 24 2014 - 6:00pm

Deborah Koons Garcia, Filmmaker, Director, Symphony of the Soil and The Future of Food
Zen Honeycutt, Founder and Executive Director, Moms Across America
Judi Shils, Executive Director and Founder, Teens Turning Green
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Ambassador James Hormel: How the LGBTQ Movement Has Evolved In a Lifetime

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Mon, Aug 4 2014 - 6:00pm

James C. Hormel, Former U.S. Ambassador, Luxembourg; Author; Philanthropist; Political Activist
In conversation with Dr. Sandra Hernández, President and CEO, California HealthCare Foundation
Introduction by John Boland, President and CEO, KQED San Francisco Read more »

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