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Mayoral Perspectives on the Future of Los Angeles

On Thursday, March 24, 2016, Former Mayors Richard Riordan and Antonio Villaraigosa offered their thoughts, views and aspirations for Los Angeles, in conversation with civic leader and former Los Angeles Times publisher, Austin Beutner. The former mayors shared their views on development, education and the homelessness [...]

March 24th, 2016|

Dr. Wyatt Decker, Vice President, Mayo Clinic and CEO, Mayo Clinic Arizona Campus

On Wednesday, March 16, 2016, Dr. Wyatt Decker, Vice President, Mayo Clinic and CEO, Mayo Clinic Arizona Campus discussed how advances in regenerative medicine will bring new options to patients and impact the healthcare system overall. He shared some of the latest developments at Mayo Clinic, including how regenerative medicine is enabling doctors to [...]

March 17th, 2016|

Dr. Yvonne Cagle, Astronaut, NASA and Colonel, US Air Force (Retired)

On Wednesday, February 24th, Dr. Yvonne Cagle, Astronaut, NASA and Colonel, US Air Force (Retired), discussed Space as being more than a destination and how Space exploration is a demonstration of how innovation and technology can benefit the health and wellness of earthly beings today. A packed room of Town Hall [...]

February 24th, 2016|

Dr. John C. Williams, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

On Thursday, February 18, 2016, Dr. John C. Williams, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco gave his outlook on the economy and monetary policy at Town Hall Los Angeles. He discussed the balance between international and domestic market influences, his outlook on inflation, and why economists readjust forecasts (they're constantly reassessing [...]

February 18th, 2016|

Jim McDonnell, Sheriff, Los Angeles County

On Wednesday, January 27, 2016, LA County Sheriff Jim McDonnell shared his outlook on law enforcement in Los Angeles County and what the sheriff's department is doing to keep all citizens safe. He discussed sex trafficking, the impacts of Prop 47, use of force in deputy encounters and the logistics of [...]

January 27th, 2016|

Paul H. Irving, Chairman, Center for the Future of Aging, Milken Institute

On December 17, 2015, Paul H. Irving, Chairman, Center for the Future of Aging, Milken Institute discussed a new future of aging and how it will impact us today and for generations to come in his presentation, "The Future of Aging: Challenges and Opportunities in the New Longevity Landscape."

December 17th, 2015|

Marcie Edwards, General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

On November 4, 2015, Marcie Edwards, General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) discussed how the nation’s largest municipal utility plans to update its infrastructure while maintaining affordable rates for Los Angeles customers in her speech, "Water and Power in LA: Investing in Infrastructure While Keeping Rates Low."

November 4th, 2015|

Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose

On October 28, 2015, Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli, co-founders of Seneca Women, shared strategies for how women can accelerate their growing economic power and use it to serve a higher purpose. With experience in corporate America, public service and global diplomacy (Verveer was the first-ever State Department Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues), they [...]

October 28th, 2015|

Janet Napolitano, President, University of California

On October 21, 2015, Janet Napolitano outlined her vision for the future of the University of California, and what it signifies for the state of California – and beyond. She discussed the issue of funding at UC and the opportunity cost of not having a strong University of California. She also announced [...]

October 21st, 2015|

Cheryl Boone Isaacs, President, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

On September 29, 2015, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, President, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences shared her outlook on the $40 billion motion picture industry and what viewers can expect from the 2016 Oscar award ceremony, in conversation with Val Zavala, Co-Anchor, SoCal Connected, KCETLink. She discussed what the Academy did and did not [...]

September 29th, 2015|