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"You get old and you realize there are no answers, just stories"—a single line from one of Garrison Keillor's novels is a fitting introduction to the dry wit and folksy charisma of its author. The beloved radio personality and former host of NPR's A Prairie Home Companion (for more than 40 years!), Keillor holds court with his signature blend of self-deprecating humor and homespun wisdom,...

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Van Jones is a CNN political contributor and host of the recurring CNN primetime special The Messy Truth with Van Jones. He was a special adviser to the Obama White House and is the author of two New York Times bestsellers. Jones founded the Dream Corps and has led numerous social and environmental justice enterprises. He has been named one of Rolling Stone's 12 Leaders Who Get Things Done, and...

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This seminar will teach the core principals of highly effective business presentations for women entrepreneurs. This skill is critical for all women business owners to help secure funding, to attract customer and business partners, and to share their products and services in a community forum.  Skills covered will include:  Effective body language and visual attributes that engage the...

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Join us on Wednesday, October 25th to get information on what it takes to become an adoptive parent to a child in foster care. Family Builders welcomes all individuals and couples, regardless of age, race, marital status, disability status or SOGIE (sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression) as prospective parents to children in foster care. Family Builders is committed to...

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017First Person Plural | Movie Screening and Director's Talk6:30–8:30 PM, Mills College Danforth Lecture HallIn 1966, Deann Borshay Liem was adopted by an American family and was sent from Korea to her new home. Growing up in California, the memory of her birth family was nearly obliterated until recurring dreams lead Deann to discover the truth: her Korean mother was...

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Oct 26, 2017 - Oct 27, 2017

Join us this October as we unite 500 women across ages and industries for a unique, two-day summit. We’ll take over ten houses throughout San Francisco to host a series of salon-style workshops, conversations, and activity-based networking events designed specifically to give women the exact resources and connections to grow personally and professionally. Whether it’s chatting with an...

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  From deciding how to structure your business, to hiring your first employee or selecting a business name, this workshop will teach you the basics to start, grow, and protect your company.  Topics include:  • A general overview of business entities  • Employment law and contracts  • Commercial leases  • Intellectual property basics (copyrights, trademarks, patents)  This event...

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