Working as a psychiatrist at San Quentin State Prison is not what Dr. Ponath expected. In less than 15 years, he has witnessed it transition from what felt like the last health-care frontier in a third world country to a state-of-the-art setting with a $140 million health-care services building where one might discuss the unique cultural competencies required to treat prison inmates. Read more »
The Pentagon is the largest single energy consumer in the world and spends as much as $19 billion a year on fuel. Moving fuel also costs lives thousands of U.S. soldiers or contractors have been killed in fuel supply convoys in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Americans are continuing to be killed in the name of oil. These costs and instability in oil exporting regions are driving the military to seek alternatives to petroleum. Read more »
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Ryan Coonerty, Co-founder, NextSpace; Author, The Rise of the Naked Economy Richard Bolles, Author, What Color Is Your Parachute? Anna Binder, Advisor, Readyforce; Board Chair, Emerge Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Radio Host, "Work with Marty Nemko" – Moderator
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Jonathan Moscone: Spunk, Blithe Spirit and Success at Cal Shakes
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Artistic Director, California Shakespeare Theater
After taking charge of the California Shakespeare Theater in 2000, Moscone, son of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and a Yale-trained director, turned around the once struggling troupe, molding it into one of the stars of the Bay Area theater scene. Read more »
Mourad Lahlou, Chef, Aziza, Author, Mourad: New Moroccan
Arriving in California from Marrakesh in 1985 to go to college, a homesick, young Lahlou began to channel memories of watching his mother and aunts as they prepared traditional Moroccan dishes at home. In 2001, he opened Michelin-starred Aziza in San Francisco, named after his mother, where he adopts traditional Moroccan dishes in stunningly creative ways. Read more »