Speaker Date Topic
Patricia Marquez Mar 31, 2017
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Patricia Márquez is Dean of the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at
the University of San Diego, the first stand-alone school of peace and
justice in the United States. The Kroc School prepares students from
various parts of the world, including countries affected by violent
conflict, in peacebuilding, human rights, conflict resolution and social
innovation. Since her arrival at USD in 2007, Dr. Márquez has
developed the Center for Peace and Commerce (CPC), the Social
Innovation Challenge and the USD Changemaker Hub. Previously, Dr.
Márquez was a professor and Dean at IESA, a School of Management
in Caracas, Venezuela. Her research centers on the intersection of
business and social value creation, with an emphasis on poverty
alleviation through market mechanisms.
Dr. Márquez has a BA from Bowdoin College, and received her MA and
PhD in socio-cultural anthropology from the University of California,
Berkeley.

Todd Elvins, PhD Apr 07, 2017
Co-lead National Speakers Bureau - Citizens' Climate Education
Bobbi Brink Apr 14, 2017
Lions , Tigers and Bears
Dave Kramer Apr 21, 2017
Chairmen's RoundTable, a free resource for CEO's
Chairmen's RoundTable, a free resource for CEO's

Dave Kramer is a Chief Financial Officer with more than 25 years of experience, from start-up to
over $100 million in sales. He’s been a full time CFO in medical devices, biopharma, and high
tech. Dave is the founder and principal of Outsource CFO Services, where he currently provides
part time CFO services to a variety of small, growing companies. His volunteer activities
include CONNECT Springboard, where he is a finance advisor and Chairmen’s Roundtable,
where he is an enthusiastic sponsor and Board member. Dave earned a B.A. from Yale and an
MBA from Harvard Business School. He lives with his wife in Carmel Valley, where they
entertain their out-of-town children and grandchildren.

Paul Thiel Apr 21, 2017
Chairmen's RoundTable, a free resource for CEO's
Chairmen's RoundTable, a free resource for CEO's

Paul Thiel is chairman of The Chairmen's Roundtable, a unique San Diego non-profit that
provides pro bono mentoring for closely held businesses. Currently the regional managing
director for the San Diego region for BNY Mellon Wealth Managenent, Paul has been CEO of
three closely held firms, including TruCost Inc., a Sorrento Valley-based firm in the hospitality
industry. Thiel started his career as a financial journalist, writing for the New York Times, The
Washington Post among others. Paul holds a BA from the University of Connecticut and an
MBA from the University of Virginia, and has completed executive programs at Northwestern
University and Stanford Business School. A native of Boston, Paul is very happy to be living in
LaJolls wife his wife, Lori, their two kids and beagle.

Nancy Gatschet Apr 28, 2017
American Lung Association
Dianne Day, Erik Mjoen May 05, 2017
Youth Services
Educator of the Year May 12, 2017
Laura Mello May 19, 2017
Oasis Haven, South Africa - Our Response to the Orphan Crisis
Krishna Arora May 26, 2017
A District Grant that Transformed me to Become a Rotarian for Life
Dave Rosenberg Jun 02, 2017
How to Create a Culture that Boosts Performance and Productivity
Andrew Johnson Jun 09, 2017
American Cancer Society
Melodie Tao Jun 16, 2017
5 Social Media Pro Tips you can execute NOW!
5 Social Media Pro Tips you can execute NOW!

Melodie Tao is a social media thought leader with over 13 years of marketing experience. She leads and runs her own company, Marketing Melodie, where she is a Marketing Consultant, Educator and Speaker.

Through her consulting and education services, Melodie helps businesses and entrepreneurs optimize their brand, and build social media communities to generate more revenue. After applying Melodie’s strategies, her clients typically achieve significant increases in traffic, subscribers, leads and clients.

Melodie’s background includes over five years of experience in print and radio advertising. She then transitioned into online marketing, and successfully managed campaigns that integrated SEO, PPC and Social Media.

Melodie also takes her knowledge and experience to the classroom and has served as a Marketing Professor at Platt College San Diego and National University, as well as a Guest Lecturer at UCLA, UCSB and The Art Institute of California, San Diego.

As an International Speaker, Melodie has spoken at conferences, and hosted workshops nationally, in Asia and the Middle East.

Melodie combines her expertise in traditional marketing and digital media to develop fully integrated campaigns for her clients. Melodie has successfully created interactive campaigns and promotions for national brands, including AT&T, Microsoft, Ralphs/Kroger, Westfield Malls, Colgate Palmolive, AMC Theaters, Insect Shield, Verizon Wireless, NBC Universal and Credit.com.

On a personal note, Melodie is from sunny San Diego. She teaches and practices yoga, enjoys cooking, live music, has strong ties in her community, and enjoys discovering new things to do in her home town.

For more information on Melodie visit her website http://www.marketingmelodie.com and blog http://www.marketingmelodie.com/blog.

Dr. Bruce Kahn Jun 23, 2017
Mobile ODT and Rotary Teaming an Innovation to Prevent Cervical Cancer
Brad Costanzo Jun 30, 2017
Building A Global Workforce From Your Laptop
Alex Monroe Jul 07, 2017
President's Speech
Jeff Seay Jul 21, 2017
Write What You Know: Former NCIS Special Agent Turned International Thriller Writer
Gloria Harris Jul 28, 2017
San Diego's Formidable Female Leaders

San Diego enjoys a diverse legacy of formidable female leaders. Ellen Browning Scripps financed and established the Scripps Institute of Oceanography. In 1927, Belle Benchley became the nation's first female zoo director and for nearly thirty years pioneered new forms of exhibition and developed the world-class San Diego Zoo. Ruth Alexander set new altitude records for light planes at the peak of the city's aviation boom. Bertha Pendleton became the first female and first African-American San Diego school superintendent in 1993.

Dr. Gloria Harris, co-author of Remarkable Women of San Diego (the History Press, 2016) will share the stories of these and many other extraordinary local women.

Dr. Harris began her career as a clinical psychologist in the early seventies after receiving her doctorate from the University of Washington. She co-authored the groundbreaking book, Assertive Training for Women (1975), and edited a textbook, The Group Treatment of Human Problems (1977). She also co-authored Surviving Infidelity (2005); Women Trailblazers of California (2012), and Remarkable Women of San Diego (2016).

   Dr. Harris has been appointed to numerous boards and commissions and previously was appointed by the Board of Supervisors to serve on the San Diego County Commission on the Status of Women (Chair: 2000) and the County Mental Health Board (Chair: 2009). She has been nominated by Mental Health America as Volunteer of the Year (2010) and inducted into the San Diego Women’s Hall of Fame (2010).

Sandee Rugg Aug 04, 2017
Human Resource
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