Though the United States faces difficult economic and foreign policy issues right now, during the 1950s far starker fears were faced, with the onset of the nuclear age, a hostile and powerful communist bloc, a still economically devastated Europe, and a population boom worldwide that looked like it would outrun our resources. Read more »
Michael Prager, Author, Fat Boy Thin Man Nicole Avena, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Florida Eric Stice, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Oregon Research Institute Dr. Vera Ingrid Tarman, MD., MSc., FCEP, CASAM, Medical Director, Renascent Elissa Epel, Ph.D., Associate Professor, UCSF Department of Psychiatry Robert H. Lustig, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, in the Division of Endocrinology at UCSF. Read more »
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 »
Traced to 1100 B.C., when it meant "to read the land," feng shui can be thought of as “the path of healing energy through a human's surroundings,” says Wyming Sun. Classical feng shui is about the circulation of "chi," in addition to the surroundings of a dwelling and the body types of those using the space. True feng shui is not about good luck, mirrors, or relationship corners, but involves mathematics, physics and many years of study. Read more »
Of the world’s fastest growing markets for 2011-2015, 7 out of 10 are in Africa, according to the International Monetary Fund. Emerging African markets represent a golden opportunity for Californian corporations in several attractive sectors, such as information and communication technologies, clean energy, infrastructure, health, pharmaceuticals and venture capital. Read more »
Anastasia Ashman, Entrepreneur; Cultural Essayist; Editor, Tales from the Expat Harem: Foreign Women in Modern Turkey Steven West, Ph.D., Fulbright Scholar to Turkey; Professor of Turkish Studies and Cross Cultural Communication BonnieJoy Kaslan, Honorary Consul General, Turkish Republic, S.F.
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 »
Jena LaFlamme: The Key for Finding and Keeping Love
Jena LaFlamme, creator Jena Wellness Center and PleasureCamp.com
A special Valentine's program to explore the greatest missing ingredient in finding and keeping love: pleasure! Learn how and why the more pleasure you take in your life, the more appealing you will be to your partner (or date) and the more your love will shine and sizzle. Join us for a light-hearted evening with lectures and interactive exercises for singles and couples of all stripes. Read more »