Member-Led Forum

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Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden

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Mon, Jan 26 2015 - 6:00pm

Dayna Goldfine, Emmy-award winning filmmaker; Co-creator, Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden
Dan Geller, Emmy-award winning filmmaker; Co-creator, Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

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Mon, Jan 26 2015 - 5:30pm

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East, North Africa and Afghanistan. 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. There will also be a brief planning session.

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“Agri-Culture” Revolution: Nurturing Relationships with our Food Sources and Each Other

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Fri, Jan 23 2015 - 12:00pm

Elizabeth Carney, CEO, Zen Heart
Sara Day Evans, 
Founding Director, Accelerating Appalachia Read more »

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The Business Solution to Poverty

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Wed, Jan 21 2015 - 7:00pm

Mal Warwick, Co-author, The Business Solution to Poverty: Designing Products and Services for Three Billion New Customers Read more »

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Socrates Café

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Wed, Jan 21 2015 - 6:00pm

The Humanities Forum brings Socrates Café to The Commonwealth Club. It will be held every third Wednesday evening for the discussion of philosophical issues. At each monthly meeting the group's facilitator, Bob Enteen, will invite participants to suggest topics, which are then voted on. The person who proposed the most popular topic will briefly explain why she or he considers the subject interesting and important. Read more »

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The Un-Quantified Self: A New Era in Business and Tech

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Wed, Jan 21 2015 - 6:00pm

Tim Leberecht, Chief Marketing Officer, NBBJ; Former CMO, Frog Design; Author, The Business Romantic Read more »

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Roads of Arabia

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Fri, Jan 16 2015 - 12:00pm

Dany Chan, Assistant Curator for Exhibition Projects, Asian Art Museum Read more »

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What You Need to Know Before You're 65: A Medicare Primer

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Thu, Jan 15 2015 - 5:15pm

Esther Koch, MBA, Medicare Aging Network Partner, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

If you are approaching the Medicare qualifying age of 65 and Medicare seems like one big alphabetical maze to you, you are not alone. Learn the ABCs of Medicare, the realities of what you can expect and what not to expect, and what options might be best for you. Here’s what every boomer needs to know to successfully navigate Medicare.

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Humanity in the Modern World

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Wed, Jan 14 2015 - 6:00pm

Robert G. Aptekar, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon
Susan Weiss, Photographer

Dr. Robert Aptekar is an orthopedic surgeon who provides essential services annually to a charity hospital in Cambodia. He performs surgeries, trains the medical staff and works to bring awareness of health problems in the area. Susan Weiss accompanied Aptekar to document his work and the community in which he works. Aptekar will discuss his experiences, accompanied by the photographs of Susan Weiss.

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