Past Speakers - 2020
  December 28, 2020   DARK - Holidays    
  December 21, 2020   DARK - Holidays    
  December 14, 2020   Bill Liberatore and the Gunn High School Choir   Holiday Program
  December 7, 2020   Amb. Michael McFaul, Former US Ambassador to Russia; Director Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford U   Great Power Competition
  November 30, 2020   Chesley Douglas, Roman Kagarlitsky, Rob Lancefield   Long time Member Talks
  November 23, 2020   Catherine Martineau, Executive Director of Canopy   Be Grateful for the Trees
  November 16, 2020   Raj Mathai, News Anchor, NBC Bay Area   From the Anchor Desk, Behind the Scenes
  November 9, 2020   Harold McGee, Award-winning Author   Nose Dive: a Field Guide to the World's Smells
  November 2, 2020   Joseph Desimone, Executive Chairman & Co-Founder, Carbon   Novel Methods of 3-D Printing
  October 26, 2020   Ron Davis, former EPA Police Chief, Exec. Dir. of Pres. Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing   21st Century Policing - What Should It Be and How Do We Get There?
  October 19, 2020   League of Women Voters   California Propositions: An Overview
  October 12, 2020   Tim Watson and WCS Committee / Greg Giusiana, District Governor    Palo Alto World Community Service Projects, Annual DG Visit
  October 5, 2020   Palo Alto City Council Candidates   Candidates' Forum
  September 28, 2020   Matt Abrahams, Stanford Graduate School of Business Lecturer   Making Your Communication Memorable!
  September 21, 2020   Soheila Mozayan, Mike Reynolds, Patrick Kelley   New Member Talks
  September 14, 2020   Enoch Choi, Urgent Care Physician, Past Tall Tree Award Winner   Serving on the COVID-19 Front Lines
  September 7, 2020   DARK - Labor Day    
  August 31, 2020   Mitchell Stevens, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education, Stanford   Higher Education in the Time of Coronavirus
  August 24, 2020   Vicent Partal, Journalist in Catalonia   A strange world: 'The coronavirus pandemic as a symptom of a global systemic crisis'
  August 17, 2020   Christa Gannon, Founder of Fresh Lifelines for Youth   Juvenile Justice in California and around the World
  August 10, 2020   David DesMarais, Research Scientist, Space Sciences, NASA Ames Research Center   Astrobiology and the Mars Exploration
  August 3, 2020   Dr. Laura Carstensen, Professor of Psychology and Public Policy, Stanford   Longevity -- New Map of Life
  July 27, 2020   Tom Soh, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Radiology, Stanford   Real-Time Biosensor Technology
  July 20, 2020   Pastor Kaloma Smith, City of Palo Alto Human Relations Commission Chair and Pastor of the University AME Zion Church of Palo Alto   The Experience of Race and Reform in Palo Alto
  July 13, 2020   Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow and Mosbacher Director,  Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law 
Director, Ford Dorsey Masters in International Policy Freeman Spogli Institute for Intl Studies
  Geopolitical Implications of the Covid Epidemic
  July 6, 2020   Ben Threlkeld and Board of Directors   Club Assembly
  June 29, 2020   SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS    
  June 22, 2020   James Campbell, Professor of History, Stanford   African American History and Reparations
  June 15, 2020   Lorrin Koran, MD, Professor Emeritus, Stanford Psychiatry   Old and New Anxieties
  June 8, 2020   Stuart Coulson, Adjunct Professor, Stanford; and Tamara Mekler and David Cutler, Fortuna Cools   Fortuna Cools and the Stanford Design for Extreme Affordability Program
  June 1, 2020   Patty McGuigan, Renata “Rennie” Velcheva, and Stans Kleijnen   New Member Talks
  May 25, 2020   Informal Meeting   Informal Meeting
  May 18, 2020   Natalie Fields, Founder and Executive Director of Accountability Counsel   Leveraging Finance for Climate and Human Rights: Getting Ahead of COVID-19 Financial Flows
  May 11, 2020   Karl Eikenberry, Former US Ambassador to Afghanistan; faculty member of Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China    "Thoughts on Sino-American Relations in a Post-Pandemic World"  Assessing US - China Relations
  May 4, 2020   Gennady Sheyner, Karen Holman, and Tom DuBois   Roth Building and the Palo Alto History Museum
  April 27, 2020   Anna Lembke, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (General Psychiatry and Psychology-Adult) and, by courtesy, of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at the Stanford University Medical Center   Dopamine fasting--how it works and why it's important
  April 20, 2020   Palo Alto Rotary Community Grant Committee   Palo Alto Rotary Community Grants to Local Nonprofits
  April 13, 2020   Dean Winslow, MD, Stanford Professor of Medicine and Retired Air Force Colonel   The US Gun Violence Epidemic As Seen From the Perspective of a Physician Who Has Served in War
  April 6, 2020   Geoff Ziman, Duane Kalar, and Nina Moore   Vocational/ Long Time Member Talks
  March 30, 2020   Jon Haveman, Executive Director, National Economic Education Delegation   Coronavirus Economics
  March 23, 2020   Robin Wedell, Director, Heart Fit for Life   Staying Fit at Home
  March 16, 2020   Dana Tom   Orientation to meeting via Zoom
  March 9, 2020   Christian Martine, Diego Osario, and Ryan Elliot   New Member Talks
  March 2, 2020   Adrian Fine, Mayor, City of Palo Alto   Plans for 2020, Major Issues and Opportunities
  February 24, 2020   Scott Diamond, Scientist and and Global Cyclist   Global Travels on a Bike
  February 17, 2020   DARK - President Day    
  February 10, 2020   Jamil Zaki, Stanford Psychology Professor   The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World
  February 3, 2020   Craig Needham, Founding Partner of Needham Kepner and Fish, LLP   Looking Up: Being Raised by a Mom in an Iron Lung
  January 27, 2020   Larry Magid, Tech reporter for San Jose Mercury News   2020 Vision. How tech will make our lives both better and worse in the coming decade
  January 20, 2020   Club Service Project   In house Hands on Service Project
  January 13, 2020   Ann Ravel, Former Chair of Federal Elections Commission; Director of the Digital Deception Project at MapLight, leading the development and promotion of policies to tackle online disinformation in politics.   What is the prospect for fair campaign finance regulation in the 2020 election?
  January 6, 2020   Jon Haveman, economist with the National Economic Education Delegation (   The economics of "fixing" climate change