Leadership Lecture Series features Talks by Ralph Nader, Isabel Allende, Suze Orman

Dominican University of California’s popular Leadership Lecture Series continues this spring with talks by Ralph Nader, Isabel Allende, Suze Orman, and Paul Solman. All lectures, which begin at 7 p.m. in Angelico Concert Hall, are free and open to the public. Plenty of free parking is available in the Conlan Recreation Center parking lot at the intersection of Grand and Acacia avenues.

Paul Solman, business and economics correspondent for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, will discuss “Global Warming Literacy: Science and Business Perspectives” on Monday, February 5.

Political activist and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader will discuss his book “The Seventeen Traditions” on Thursday, February 15. Book Passage is a co-sponsor of this event.

Financial expert Suze Orman will present a lecture titled “Growing Your Power to Shape Your Destiny: WOMEN + MONEY” on Wednesday, March 21. Book Passage is a co-sponsor of this event.

On Friday, April 20, KQED-radio’s Michael Krasny will interview Isabel Allende about her book “Daughter of Fortune.” The lecture is the conclusion of the three-month One Book One Marin program, designed to unite the community, promote reading, and encourage an awareness of contemporary issues. Dominican is a co-sponsor of this event, along with community partners from the Marin County Library, Book Passage, the Marin Education Fund, and the Marin History Museum.

The Leadership Lecture Series is sponsored by Dominican's Institute for Leadership Studies. The series will continue in the fall with a lecture by travel author and television host Rick Steves titled “Enriching International Understanding Through Travel” on Wednesday, November 14 at 7 p.m. in Angelico Concert Hall. Book Passage is a co-sponsor of this event.

For more information about the lectures, please call the Leadership Lecture Series event line at 415-485-3202.