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Women Seeking Success and Reforms

Fri, Jun 5 2015 - 12:00pm

Laila El-Sissi, Author, Out from the Shadow of Men
Judith Hornok, Author, Modern Arab Women; Founder, Hornok & Partner, which advises companies to understand business culture in the Gulf region
Aisha Wahab, Afghan-American Human Rights and Political Activist
Dina Ibrahim, Ph.D., Educator; Middle East analyst; Producer, Hope and Fear: Egypt on the Tipping Point – Moderator Read more »

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Nutrition: The Forgotten, Maligned Science

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Fri, Jun 5 2015 - 12:00pm

T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Cornell University; Director, The T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies; Author, The China Study Read more »

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I Never Knew There Were so Many Stars: San Francisco Ninth Graders at Camp Mather in the Sierras

Thu, Jun 4 2015 - 6:00pm

Erik Rice, Supervisor, College and Career Readiness, San Francisco Unified School District
Vanessa Varko-Fontana, Community Health Outreach Worker, John O'Connell High School Ninth Grade Students from John O'Connell High School
Laura Page, Arts and Education Program Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission - Moderator

In association with San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

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Medical Innovation: How Can We Get the Right Technology at the Right Price?

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Thu, Jun 4 2015 - 12:00pm

James C. Robinson, Professor of Health Economics and Chair of Berkeley Center for Health Technology, UC Berkeley Read more »

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A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light

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Wed, Jun 3 2015 - 12:00pm

David Downie, Author, A Passion for Paris Read more »

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Digital Gold, The History and Future of Bitcoin

Tue, Jun 2 2015 - 6:00pm

Nathaniel Popper, Reporter, The New York Times; Author, Digital Gold

Believers in Bitcoin see it as a potential basis for a financial system free of banks and governments. So far it has made millions for some people and prison terms for others. National banking regulators are just beginning to set rules and regulations for bitcoin in light of recent scandals and its use by criminal enterprises. Read more »

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Book Discussion: Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking by Anya Von Bremzen

Mon, Jun 1 2015 - 5:30pm

A witty, warm and engaging book about Russians and the food obsessions of Soviet life; it is also a culinary history of the Russian Revolution and its consequences. In the great tradition of Russian memoirs, it presents a view of the country's past and culture in the mode of “laughter through tears.” A delicious read complete with recipes.

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Rise of the Robots

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Wed, May 27 2015 - 6:00pm

Martin Ford, Author; Software Developer; Computer Designer Read more »

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Is California Losing the Race for Global Innovation?

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Tue, May 26 2015 - 6:00pm

Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D.; President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation Read more »

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Elder Financial Abuse Prevention

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Wed, May 20 2015 - 5:15pm

Elizabeth Landsverk, M.D., Founder, ElderConsult
George Gascón, San Francisco District Attorney
Helen Karr, Elder Abuse Specialist - Moderator Read more »

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