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Afghanistan

Fri, Jun 7 2013 - 12:00pm

Tamim Ansary, Director, SF Writers Workshop
Atta Arghandiwal, Banking Consultant
Robert Rosenthal, Executive Director, Center for Investigative Reporting - Moderator Read more »

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The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life

Tue, Jun 4 2013 - 5:15pm

Marci Alboher, Author, The Encore Career Handbook

This event is sold out

Alboher will give a comprehensive, nuts-and-bolts guide to finding passion, purpose and a paycheck in the second half of life. She will discuss how to plan the transition; how much you need to make; the pros and cons of going back to school; when to volunteer and when to intern; how to network effectively and harness the power of social media; and she’ll present an Encore Hot List of 35 viable careers. Read more »

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Living Healthy in a Toxic World

Mon, Jun 3 2013 - 6:00pm

 

Beth Greer, aka Super Natural Mom, Journalist; Environmental Health Advocate; Holistic Wellness Educator; Healthy Home Specialist; Author, Super Natural Home: Improve Your Health, Home and Planet … One Room at a Time  Read more »

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Journey into the Whirlwind by Eugenia Ginzberg

Mon, Jun 3 2013 - 5:30pm

 

Russians have written many justly famous memoirs, and this one is among the best. Ginzberg provides an account of her suffering and survival of a sentence to prison and labor camps. We will discuss this woman’s story of her arrest in 1937, charged with being a Trotskyist terrorist  and counterrevolutionary at the commencement of the Stalinist purges, the great terror and the gulag. Read more »

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Bella Figura

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Wed, May 29 2013 - 6:00pm

Jojo Capece, Author Read more »

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Speaking Tips from America’s Best Speakers: Abe Lincoln and MLK

Fri, May 24 2013 - 12:00pm

Carol Fleming, Ph.D., Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors; Author, It’s the Way You Say It

Rick Gilbert, Ph.D., Author, Speaking Up: Surviving Executive Presentations

What did master orators Lincoln and MLK know about speaking that could help you? This fast-moving review of the key components of memorable public speaking will enlighten the beginner and remind and entertain the old pro. You will leave with a new appreciation of these great speakers and some new ideas for yourself. Read more »

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Greening the World Through Sports

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Wed, May 22 2013 - 6:00pm

Justin Zeulner, Senior Director of Sustainability and Public Affairs, Portland Trail Blazers
Darby Hoover, Senior Resource Specialist, Natural Resources Defense Council
Robin Raj, Founder/Executive Creative Director, Citizen Group
Allen Hershkowitz, Director, Sports Greening Project, Natural Resources Defense Council – Moderator Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, May 20 2013 - 5:30pm

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. 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 Read more »

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The Vintage Years

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Mon, May 20 2013 - 5:15pm

Francine Toder, Ph.D., California-Licensed Psychologist; Author, The Vintage Years: Finding Your Inner Artist (Writer, Musician, Visual Artist) after Sixty Read more »

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