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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Anthony Myint, Chef and Founder, Mission Street Food, Mission Bowling Club, Mission Chinese Food, Mission Burger and Commonwealth Restaurant Richie Nakano, Chef and Owner, Hapa Ramen Iso Rabins, Founder, ForageSF, The Underground Market and Forage Kitchen Craig Stoll, Chef and Co-owner along with wife Annie, Delfina, Pizzeria 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 »
Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Author; Former Columnist; Radio Host
Have a business idea you want to run by career coach Nemko? Don't have an idea? Already in business but struggling? Succeeding but wanting to take your business to the next level? Considering a franchise? Let Nemko help address your tough issues. 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 »