|September 17||Maria Echaveste, Co-Founder of the Neuva Vista Group, San Francisco; former Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton
Growing Hispanic Influence? What Happens to Immigration Reform?
|October 1||Dr. Michael Kirst, Ph.D, President of the California State Board of Education; also served from 1977-81; Professor Emeritus of Education and Business Administration, Stanford University
State Policy to Implement Common Core Standards in Education: It Changes Almost Everything
|October 15||Philip Yun, J.D., Executive Director and COO, Ploughshares Fund, San Francisco; former Pantech Scholar in Korean Studies at the Walter Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center, Stanford University
The North Korea Problem
|November 5||Francine Segan, Food Historian, author of seven cookbooks including the latest, Pasta Modern, to be released in October 2013; frequent guest on television’s Food Network
Dolci: Italy’s Sweets
|November 19||Bill Coleman,Chairman and CEO, Resilient Network Sytems; Partner, Alsop Louie Partners; a director of Business Executives for National Security; Trustee of Santa Clara University; previously was Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Cassatt, Inc. and Founder, Chairman, and CEO of BEA Systems
The Challenges of Cyber Security: National and Personal
|December 3||Alan Hess, Architect, Historian; Architecture Critic for the San Jose Mercury News; author of 19 Books on modern architecture and urbanism in the mid-twentieth century; His latest book on Frank Lloyd Wright was published in October 2012
Historic Sprawl: A History of California Suburbia
|January 21||Jill Carroll, Ph.D., Author, former Director of the Boniuk Center for Religious Tolerance at Rice University; Founding Director of the Amazing Faith Project
The Challenges of Religious Tolerance
Lecture dates for the Morning Forum Winter/Spring 2014 series are:
February 4,18; March 4,18; April 1, 15; May 6,20; and June 3.