Member-Led Forum

Past event

Marty Nemko: What Every Career-minded Person Should Know for 2013 and Beyond

Wed, Aug 1 2012 - 5:15pm

Not-Obvious Things Every Career-Minded Person Must Know in 2013 and Beyond

Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Former Columnist, SF Chronicle's Career Column; Host, "Work with Marty Nemko," KALW

In today's tough job market, career and job seekers are wise to consider under-the-radar careers. Dr. Nemko will reveal some rewarding but little-known gems. He'll also share what is working best for his clients in landing a job. Read more »

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The Arts as a Medium for Exploring Racial Issues: Past, Present, Future

Mon, Jul 30 2012 - 6:00pm

The Arts As a Medium for Exploring Racial Issues: Past, Present, Future

Sherri Young, Executive Director, African American Shakespeare Company
Joyce Jordan, Founder and Director, Joyce Jordan Gallery, Oakland
Sean San Jose, Co-founder, Campo Santo; Program Director, Intersection for the Arts
Marcus Shelby, Jazz Bassist; Composer; Director, Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra

The Arts Forum hosts a lively panel discussion in association with AfroSolo Arts Festival 19. Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Jul 30 2012 - 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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Harvey Rose: How Does an Independent Analyst Survive San Francisco's City Hall?

Thu, Jul 26 2012 - 6:00pm

Harvey Rose: How Does an Independent Analyst Survive San Francisco's City Hall?

Harvey M. Rose, Budget and Legislative Analyst, City and County of San Francisco; Founder, Harvey M. Rose Associates, LLC and Former Auditor General State of California

Highly respected, frequently provocative, always challenging, Rose has survived the drama and intrigues of San Francisco City Hall politics and money for over 38 years as San Francisco's independent budget and legislative analyst. Read more »

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Postponed: Rick Gilbert: Speaking Up - Surviving Executive Presentations

Wed, Jul 25 2012 - 6:00pm

Speaking Up: Surviving Executive Presentations

This program is postponed

Rick Gilbert, Founder and Chairman, PowerSpeaking, Inc.; Author, Speaking Up: Surviving Executive Presentations

In middle management, you live with ambiguity, lack of control and chaos. To get things done, you must present your ideas to people up the chain, and those presentations can be brutal. Careers can come unwound in a matter of minutes if a presenter at the top level doesn’t know the rules. Read more »

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John E. O'Grady: Estate Planning in Film

Tue, Jul 24 2012 - 5:15pm

Estate Planning in Film

John E. O’Grady, Esq., Chair of the Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law section, Bar Association of San Francisco Read more »

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Science & Technology Planning Meeting

Mon, Jul 23 2012 - 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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Rebecca Costa: The Watchman's Rattle - Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction

Wed, Jul 18 2012 - 6:00pm

The Watchman's Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction

This program is postponed until November 8

Rebecca Costa, Interviewer, The Costa Report, Author, The Watchman's Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction

Sociobiologist Costa asks what happens to us when complexity exceeds our ability to handle it. Read more »

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Success and Chocolate

Mon, Jul 16 2012 - 6:00pm

Success and Chocolate

Kathy Wiley, Owner, Poco Dolce
Ellin Purdom, Director of Social Media, Toffee Talk
Wendy Lieu, Chief Chocolatier, Socola Chocolatier  
Zohara Mapes, Chocolate Maker, TCHO
Peggy Butler, Blogger, Success & Chocolate Blog - Mode Read more »

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Bastille Day Celebration with the Bay Gourmet Forum

Fri, Jul 13 2012 - 12:00pm

Bastille Day Celebration with the Bay Gourmet Forum

Cara Black, Author, Murder at the Lanterne Rouge - the 12 Aimee Leduc Mystery
in conversation with Leonard Pitt, Physical Theatre Actor and Teacher, Author, Walks Through Lost Paris: Paris, A Journey Through Time

And Yigit Pura, Winner, "Top Chef: Just Desserts"; Owner, Tout Sweet, in conversation with Cathy Curtis, Chair, Bay Gourmet Forum

San Francisco resident Black frequents a Paris little known outside the Read more »

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