Brad Erickson, Playwright; Executive Director, Theatre Bay Area Ed Decker, Founding Artistic Director, New Conservatory Jewelle Gomez, Author; Poet; Activist Lenore Chinn, Painter; Board Member, Queer Cultural Center Read more »
James C. Hormel, Former U.S. Ambassador, Luxembourg; Author; Philanthropist; Political Activist
In conversation with Dr. Sandra Hernández, President and CEO, California HealthCare Foundation
Introduction by John Boland, President and CEO, KQED San Francisco Read more »
Donna Sachet, Media Personality; Actor; Community Activist Jan Wahl, Film Critic, KRON 4
Donna Sachet has been a San Francisco performer and icon for decades, from being elected Empress of San Francisco to serving as Grand Marshal for the SF Pride parade. In 2009, Sachet became the first drag performer to sing the national anthem at a Major League Baseball game. Donna Sachet and film critic Jan Wahl "dish-cuss" the LGBT journey in Hollywood, past and present.
Maddalena Bearzi: Dolphin Confidential – Confessions of a Field Biologist
Ph.D., President, Ocean Conservation Society
Ever fantasized about the unique thrill of working among charismatic and clever dolphins in the wild? Come hear renowned scientist Bearzi talk about her experiences at sea, tracing her own evolution as a woman and as a scientist from her earliest travails to her transformation into an advocate for conservation and dolphin protection. Read more »
Wylie Greig, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV), India; Retired Head, Global Research RREEF, Division of Deutsche Bank; Chair, One World Children’s Fund Board Janet Greig, RPCV/India; Retired Agent and Field Executive, State Farm Insurance; Board Member, One World Children’s Fund Christopher Greig, Volunteer, Stanford's Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, and Cystic Fibrosis Research Inc.; Specialty Account Manager, Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals Libby DeMeoRead more »
How Do You Do That? In Conversation with David Perry
David Perry, CEO David Perry & Associates
Perry has been entrusted to manage public, media and community relations for signature events on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco, ranging from the 2008 Olympic Torch Relay to the 2011 Fleet Week to the upcoming 2013 America's Cup Race. How does he juggle thousands of moving parts to consistently deliver consistently excellent results, and how can you, too, get a job traveling the world and meeting fascinating people? Read more »
Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Author; Former Columnist; Radio Host
It's almost a mantra: "Do what you love and the money will follow." Alas, too many people do what they love – and starve. How do you decide what's right for you? Join Nemko for an in-depth discussion. Nemko was named "The Bay Area's Best Career Coach" by the San Francisco Bay Guardian and "Job Coach Extraordinaire" by U.S. News. Read more »
Johanna Steans, Senior Program Manager for Diversity & Inclusion, Esurance Marcella Kutek, Diversity & Inclusion Manager, Kaiser Permanente Erby Foster, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, The Clorox Company Antoine Andrews, Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Gap Inc.
Inclusive diversity and talent management are critical to long-term business suc Read more »
I Must Resist - Updating Bayard Rustin's Dream of Work for All
Michael Long, Author Andrea Shorter, CEO, Atlas Strategies
The March on Washington was largely about jobs and equality. And gay activist Rustin was a driving organizer behind the march at the culmination of which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous "I Have A Dream" speech. The community organizing legacies of Rustin and King continue today. Read more »
Baby Boomers Defer Retirement for "Encore Careers"
Marc Freedman, Author, The Big Shift; CEO, Civic Ventures
Remember “the golden years”? The time of life when you shed your job and the shackles of time schedules for the free-flying freedom of retirement? How quaint. These days, more and more Americans are nixing the notion of retirement in their 50s, 60s or even 70s. One of them is Freedman of Berkeley, whose latest book, The Big Shift, paints a bold picture of the new paradigm. Read more »