Join Rick Evans for his new walking tour exploring the historic sites of the waterfront neighborhood that surrounds the location of the future Commonwealth Club headquarters. Hear the dynamic stories of the entrepreneurs, controversial artists and labor organizers who created this recently revitalized neighborhood. This two-hour tour will give you a lively overview of the historic significance of this neighborhood and a close look at the ongoing development.
Adam Rogers, Articles Editor, Wired; Author, Proof: The Science of Booze
In a spirited tour across continents and cultures, Rogers puts our alcoholic history under the microscope. From our ancestors’ accidental discovery of fermented drinks to the cutting-edge laboratory research, Rogers offers a unique glimpse inside the barrels, stills, tanks and casks that produce some of our most iconic beverages. He uncovers alcohol’s deepest mysteries and the subtle mixture of psychology and neurobiology that fuels our taste for such drinks. Read more »
Malya Villard-Appolon, Founder of KOFAVIV Michèle Duvivier Pierre-Louis, Ph.D., Former Prime Minister of Haiti Nicole Phillips, Esq., Attorney for the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti Megan Coffee, M.D., Ph.D., Founder of Ti Kay Haiti Anne-Christine d'Adesky, Journalist & Activist – Moderator
“Gason konn bouke, men pa fanm.”—in Kreyòl
“Women’s work never ends.” 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.
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 »