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Ananya Roy: Global Poverty, Hopes & Challenges in the New Millennium

Fri, Aug 28 2009 - 12:00pm

Global Poverty: Hopes and Challenges in the New Millennium

Ananya Roy, Ph.D.; Education Director, Blum Center for Developing Economies, UC Berkeley; Author, Poverty Capital

Roy will discuss poverty alleviation in South Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Roy’s organization, the Blum Center, aims to develop “real-world solutions to combat global poverty.”

MLF: Middle East
SF Club Office
Time: 11:30 a.m. Read more »

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Judith Orloff: Achieving Emotional Freedom

Wed, Aug 26 2009 - 6:00pm

Achieving Emotional Freedom: How to Stay Positive in Times of Economic Turmoil

Judith Orloff, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA; Author, Emotional Freedom

The world is in the midst of an emotional meltdown. Join best-selling author Orloff to learn how to harness the power of positive emotions and dispel the negative. Read more »

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Ramit Sethi: Building a Bulletproof Personal Finance System

Mon, Aug 24 2009 - 6:00pm

The Psychology of Building a Bulletproof Personal Finance System

Ramit Sethi, Author, I Will Teach You to Be Rich
Cathy Curtis, CFP, Curtis Financial Planning

Personal finance has traditionally been about “no”: No, you can’t buy that latte. No, forget those jeans. Read more »

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China: Great Power Interrupted

Thu, Aug 20 2009 - 6:00pm

China: Great Power Interrupted

Robert Horrocks, Ph.D., Chief Investment Officer, Matthews International Capital Management, LLC
Uldis Kruze, Associate Professor and Chair, History Department, USF 

As we mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China and the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square incident, China seems stronger than ever. But the recent economic downturn may threaten the ability of China’s leaders to trade economic prosperity for political stability. Read more »

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Abhijit Phanse: Technology in the New Economy

Wed, Aug 19 2009 - 6:00pm

Technology in the New Economy

Abhijit Phanse, Managing Partner, Accelon Capital
Andy Rappaport, General Partner, August Capital

Have the fundamental forces of our new economy changed in a lasting manner? Do technology companies need a new playbook? Will the current macro forces redefine funding, exits, operating models, and the role of the U.S. vis-à-vis India, China, Russia, Brazil and Europe over the next decade? Read more »

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Gil Friend: The Truth About Green Business - The Potential for Jobs and Prosperity

Tue, Aug 18 2009 - 6:00pm

The Truth About Green Business: The Potential for Jobs and Prosperity

Gil Friend, Founder/CEO, Natural Logic, Inc.; Author, The Truth About Green Business

Running a profitable business that takes care of the environment, provides meaningful jobs, and helps the community is an oxymoron, right? Not so fast. Friend states that green business practices are good for business and the world. Read more »

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Victor Cheng: Prospering in a Recession

Mon, Aug 17 2009 - 6:00pm

Prospering in a Recession

Victor Cheng, Former McKinsey Consultant; Marketing/Executive Coach; Author, The Recession-Proof Business

Based on proprietary research of recessions from the past 136 years, Cheng highlights examples of companies that grew from nothing into huge successes during the downturns. Read more »

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Ken Fisher

Tue, Aug 11 2009 - 6:00pm

How to Smell a Rat: The Five Signs of Financial Fraud

Ken Fisher, CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Fisher Investments; Columnist, Forbes; Author, How to Smell a Rat: The Five Signs of Financial Fraud

In recent years, the public has been shell-shocked by some of the biggest financial frauds and scams in history. Fisher believes that nearly every investment scam ever perpetrated was actually easily detectable and avoidable. Read more »

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John Thomas: Does America Have a Future?

Tue, Aug 11 2009 - 6:00pm

Does America Have a Future?

John Thomas, Former Financial Industry Executive; Hedge Fund Manager; Publisher, Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader

As one of the founders of the hedge fund industry, Thomas provides an unvarnished recap of the causes and consequences of the global financial crisis. In easily understood terms, he reviews the end of the golden age of leverage and the associated implications. Read more »

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Patrick Arbore: How to Manage the Fear, Grief and Loss that Accompanies Hard Economic Times

Mon, Aug 10 2009 - 5:15pm

How to Manage the Fear, Grief and Loss that Accompany Hard Economic Times

Patrick Arbore, Director, Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention

You did everything you could to create a safe financial future for yourself and/or your family. Unfortunately, the downturn may have undermined all your hard work, and while the losses may be financial, the impact is personal. Now, learn how to adjust and move forward in this tough economic climate.

MLF: Grownups
SF Club Office
Time: 4:45 p.m. Read more »

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