Member-Led Forum

Past event

The Arts as a Medium for Peace

Thu, Jul 28 2011 - 6:00pm

The Arts as a Medium for Peace 2011 Read more »

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Jeremy Bailenson: Infinite Reality

Wed, Jul 27 2011 - 6:00pm

Jeremy Bailenson: Infinite Reality

Ph.D., Founding Director, Virtual Human Interaction Lab; Associate Professor of Communication, Stanford University Read more »

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De-Stigmatizing Mental Illness

Tue, Jul 26 2011 - 5:15pm

De-Stigmatizing Mental Illness

This program has been cancelled

Eduardo Vega, Executive Director, Mental Health Association of San Francisco (MHA-SF)
SOLVE Speakers Bureau Educators
Laura Kauth, SOLVE Program Manager

MHA-SF Executive Director Vega and his colleagues will explain the effects of stigma and discrimination on mental health. Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Jul 25 2011 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

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. Read more »

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Omega-3 Breakthrough

Wed, Jul 20 2011 - 6:00pm

Omega-3 Breakthrough

Adiel Tel-Oren, M.D., C.C.N., D.A.C.B.N

Note new program date: July 20.

Unsaturated fats (Omega 3, Omega 6) are in our food, supplements and body – for better and for worse. Tel-Oren demonstrates that most omega-3 products are not ecological and contain rancid, polluted oil and have side-effects. Experts quote the literature which some believe has been heavily EPA/DHA-biased and largely ignore the rancidity issue. Read more »

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The Future of Cloud Computing

Tue, Jul 19 2011 - 6:00pm

The Future of Cloud Computing

This program is sold out

Timothy Chou, Pioneer in Software on Demand; Author; Former CEO, Oracle On-Demand
Simon Crosby, Founder and CTO, Bromium Inc., Former CTO, Citrix Systems
Gina Tomlinson, CTO, City and County of San Francisco, Department of Technology
Abhijit Phanse, CEO, UnitedLayer, Managing Partner, Accelon Capital – Moderator Read more »

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The Arab Spring

Mon, Jul 18 2011 - 6:00pm

The Arab Spring

Nour Ahmedin, Egyptian Student
Janet Penley, American Traveler
Maher Kalaji, British/Jordanian Academic
Dr. Read more »

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Science & Technology Planning Meeting

Mon, Jul 11 2011 - 6:15pm

Science & Technology Planning Meeting

Join fellow Club members with similar interests and 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.

MLF: Science & Technology
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 6:15 p.m. Read more »

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Denise Schickel: Nietzsche's Will to Power

Mon, Jul 11 2011 - 6:00pm

Nietzsche

Denise Schickel, Nietzsche fan

This program is sold out

Monday Night Philosophy explores ideas in Friedrich Nietzsche’s Will to Power, including connecting Nietzsche’s focus on self-overcoming to Abraham Maslow’s theory of self-actualization. Schickel will investigate her favorite Nietzschean insights, followed by a Socratic dialogue with George Hammond and an open discussion with the audience. Read more »

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Dana Whitaker:Transforming Lives $40 at a Time - Women and Microfinance

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Wed, Jul 6 2011 - 6:00pm

Transforming Lives $40 at a Time: Women and Microfinance,  Upending the Status Quo

Dana E. Whitaker, Principal, Opening Eyes, LLC

Whitaker is an author, photographer and coach committed to helping women realize their potential both professionally and personally. She will explore the intricacies and importance of microfinance in helping to eradicate poverty. What are the challenges and successes both for the sector and for those most affected – the microentrepreneurs themselves? Read more »

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