Past Speakers - 2021
December 27, 2021
December 20, 2021
December 13, 2021
Bill Liberatore and the Gunn High School Choir
Choral Music, recorded
December 6, 2021
Scott McGrew, Business Reporter for NBC Bay Area
Reporting on Bay Area Business
November 29, 2021
Dr. Odette Harris, Neurosurgeon and Professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford
Advances in Traumatic Brain Injury
November 22, 2021
Ralph Adams, Bill Fogarty, Mike Couch
Long Term Member Talks
November 15, 2021
Sara Cody, Director, County of Santa Clara Public Health Department
County experience with covid
November 8, 2021
Ryan Brown, Managing Director for Measurement at the Rice University Doerr Institute for New Leaders
Honor Bound: How a Cultural Ideal Has Shaped the American Psyche
November 1, 2021
Cal Mann, member of Silicon Valley Rotary Club and recent Peace Corps Volunteer
Rotary-Peace Corps MOU and Collaborations
October 25, 2021
Mike Reynolds and WCS Committee
PA Rotary's WCS Projects
October 18, 2021
Fran Ulmer, Chair Board of Directors, Nature Conservancy
Why do Rapid Changes in the Arctic Matter?
October 11, 2021
Richard Flanders, District Governor
Rotary District 5170
October 4, 2021
Robert Pearl, MD, Stanford University Medical and Business School Professor, former CEO of Kaiser Permanente
Uncaring: How the Culture of Medicine Kills Doctors and Patients
September 27, 2021
John Sebes, Chief Technology Officer at TrustTheVote
Five Ways to Rig American Elections Legally, and How Everyone Can Respond
September 20, 2021
Anne Cribbs, Cari Templeton, Jeff Yen
New Member Talks
September 13, 2021
FBI Agent Michael Gimbel 
FBI response to the Gilroy Garlic Festival Active Shooter Incident
September 6, 2021
August 30, 2021
Karla Dailey, City of Palo Alto
Water Supply Planning for a Resilient Palo Alto
August 23, 2021
All Members attending for Hands on Project at Homewood Suites
Hands on Project
August 16, 2021
Russell Jeung, Asian American Studies Professor at SF State and Co-founder of Stop AAPI Hate
Anti-Asian American Pacific Islander Hate in the Time of COVID-19
August 9, 2021
Cristina Cismas Florea, Gunn High School Math Teacher and fournder of BEAM
Reimagine Education – Innovation at the High School level
August 2, 2021
Karen Kienzle, Director, Palo Alto Art Center and Lecturer, Museum Studies, San Francisco State University
From Virtual to Visiting—Trends in Museums through a Palo Alto Lens
July 26, 2021
Board of Directors et al
New President Club Assembly 
July 19, 2021
Sandy Rosenthal, Founder,
Words Whispered in Water - engineering mistakes that led to Katrina flooding
July 12, 2021
Barb Coll, Bird watcher
Bird Watching
July 5, 2021
June 21, 2021
Suzanne Simard, Professor of Forest Ecology, University of British Columbia 
Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest
June 14, 2021
Renee DiResta, Research Manager, Stanford Internet Observatory of the Freeman Spogli Institute
The Long Fuse: Disinformation and Democracy in the 2020 Election
June 7, 2021
Eugene Whitlock, Asst. Vice Chancellor-Human Resources/Chief People & Culture Officer at UC Berkeley
How to Talk About Race
May 31, 2021
May 24, 2021
Heath Packard, Major Gifts Officer, Island Conservation
Island Conservation; stories of hope & innovation
May 17, 2021
Gen H. R. McMaster, Hoover Institute Fellow and Former National Security Advisor
Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World - A conversation with H.R. McMaster
May 10, 2021
Joop Verbaken, Karae Lisle, Jackie Wheeler
New Member Talks
May 3, 2021
Marshall Burke, Stanford Earth System Science Professor, Deputy Director of the Center on Food Security and the Environment
Climate Change's Fallout: Economics, Security, and Food
April 26, 2021
Morris P. Fiorina, Wendt Family Professor and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution
Three Myths About American Politics
April 19, 2021
Bill Johnson and others
Community Grant Recipients
April 12, 2021
Emily Arnold-Fernández, President& CEO of Asylum Access (AA)
Asylum Challenges around the World
April 5, 2021
Clayborne Carson, Stanford History Professor, Founding Director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Research & Education Institute
Where Do We Go From Here? King's Unanswered Question
March 29, 2021
DARK for Evening Hats Off to Rotary 
March 22, 2021
Arlene Blum, Mountaineer and founder of Green Science Policy Institute
Breaking trail: Mountains & Molecules
March 15, 2021
Stephen Manley, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge
Behavioral Health Court
March 8, 2021
Darrell Duffie, Stanford Business School Finance Professor
Cryptocurrencies Could Eliminate Banking’s Easiest Moneymaker
March 1, 2021
Tom DuBois, Mayor, City of Palo Alto
What does the year 2021 hold for the City of Palo Alto
February 22, 2021
Walter Moore, ED of POST
Challenges and Vision of POST
February 15, 2021
February 8, 2021
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne
Changes and Challenges in Universities: A President's Perspective
February 1, 2021
Rennie Velcheva, Kim Bomar, and Spencer Hsu
New Member Talks
January 25, 2021
James Eggers, Director, Loma Prieta Chapter of Sierra Club
Equity and Inclusion at Sierra Club and Elsewhere
January 18, 2021
John Hibbing, Political Science Professor at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The Securitarian Personality: What Really Motivates Trump's Base and Why It Matters for the Post-Trump Era
January 11, 2021
Joan Ryan, journalist and author
Intangibles: Unlocking the Science and Soul of Team Chemistry
January 4, 2021
Lynn Orr, former Under Secretary for Science and Energy of the U.S. Department of Energy from 2014 to 2017
Clean Energy and Climate: Key Challenges for the Biden Administration