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.
Jim Clark, Founder and CEO, World Technology Network and World Technology Awards; Author, Manifesto for a New Civilization; Former Faculty Member, Harvard; Former Bill Clinton Presidential Campaign Director for Non-Profit Sector and National Service Vivek Wadhwa, Research Director, Singularity University; Professor, Stanford; Author, The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent; Time Magazine 40 Most Influential Minds in Tech Read more »
Kevin Jones, Founder, Good Capital; Co-founder and Convener, SOCAP Danielle Kinzaire-Sutton, M.D., Community Organizer; Principal Consultant, Notus-S.G. Marc J. Lane, JD, Author, Social Enterprise: Empowering Mission-Driven Entrepreneurs; Chairman, Illinois Task Force on Social Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Charles Sutton, CEO, Bronzeville Urban Development Marc Loveless, Executive Director, Coalition for Justice and Respect Read more »
Jonathan Moscone, Artistic Director, California Shakespeare Company
Representative, San Francisco Shakespeare Company Additional Panelists TBA
How have California’s long-established theater companies encountered, engaged and presented LGBT themes in Shakespeare – from cross-dressing to gender confusion to openly gay love – including one company led by an openly gay man who was recently married in a high-level ceremony? Live performances of classic scenes from Shakespeare will be presented.
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.