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Marketing to U.S. Hispanics in the 21st Century: Is there a Better Way?

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Fri, Sep 13 2013 - 12:00pm

Dr. Jake Beniflah, Executive Director, the Center for Multicultural Science

In conversation with Kerry Curtis, Professor Emeritus, Golden Gate University

Marketing to Hispanics is a billion-dollar business in the United States, and leading corporations are investing more than ever in one of the nation¹s fastest growing consumer segments. Success in this discipline can be attributed to a business model based on culture and language. But which culture ­- American or Hispanic? And in which language ­ English or Spanish? Read more »

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Biomimicry: Nature as Innovation Mentor

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Thu, Sep 12 2013 - 6:00pm

Francesca Bertoni, Chief Operating Officer, PAX Scientific, Inc
Deb Grove, Board Member, San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers Read more »

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Surefire Strategies for Jobseekers over 50

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Wed, Sep 11 2013 - 5:15pm

Mary Eileen Williams, Author Read more »

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The U.S. “Pivot to Asia”: Where We Are and How Asians Have Responded

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Tue, Sep 10 2013 - 6:00pm

Michael H. Armacost, Ph. D., Author; Professor; Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan and the Philippines; Shorenstein Distinguished Fellow, Stanford University  Read more »

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Science & Technology Planning Meeting

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Mon, Sep 9 2013 - 6:15pm

Join fellow Club members with similar interests to brainstorm upcoming Science & Technology programs. All Commonwealth Club members are welcome. We explore visions for the future through science and technology. Discuss current issues and share your insights with fellow Club members to shape and plan programs for the months ahead. Read more »

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The Middle East Turmoil and Israel

Mon, Sep 9 2013 - 6:00pm

Andy David, Consul General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest

Janine Zacharia, Visting Lecturer, Stanford University; Former Middle East Correspondent and Jerusalem Bureau Chief, The Washington Post Read more »

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Kindred Beings

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Mon, Sep 9 2013 - 6:00pm

Sheri Speede, Founder, In Defense of Animals–Africa (IDA-Africa); Author, Kindred Beings; Veterinarian Read more »

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Explore the World from The Commonwealth Club

Thu, Sep 5 2013 - 5:30pm

Explore the World from The Commonwealth Club 

All interested Club members are welcome to attend bimonthly one-hour planning meetings of the International Relations Member-Led Forum. We focus on Europe, Latin America, Africa and worldwide topics. Join us to discuss current international issues and plan programs for the rest of 2013. Read more »

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How to Navigate Epic Estate Battles Before They Start

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Thu, Sep 5 2013 - 5:15pm

John E. O'Grady, Esq., Immediate Past Chair, The Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Section, The Bar Association of San Francisco

Attorney and mediator O'Grady will reveal the latest approaches to the age-old estate planning questions raised in film clips from familiar movies such as A Thousand Acres, Mommy Dearest and Zorba the Greek, which tap into the limitless depths of the human psyche. Join in a lively and enlightening session that opens the door for participants to fully explore their estate planning questions. Read more »

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Why Walls Won’t Work: Repairing the U.S.-Mexico Divide

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Wed, Sep 4 2013 - 6:00pm

Michael Dear, Professor of City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley  Read more »

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