2021 ILS Virtual Leadership Lecture Series Concludes

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American political commentator Robert Reich, New York Times best-selling author Isabel Allende, and  Heidi Kühn, Founder and CEO for Roots of Peace, appeared in the virtual Spring 2021 Leadership Lecture Series presented by Dominican University of California in partnership with Book Passage.

A May 5 event with Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actress Sharon Stone experienced technical difficulties at the start of the broadcast. ExtendedSession apologized to attendees impacted by the failed broadcast and will provide a recording of the entire conversation.

For more information, contact https://extendedsession.com/.

The lecture series is hosted by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies and sponsored by Bank of Marin. To register, visit https://dominican.extendedsession.com/.

Robert Reich, Wednesday, February 10, at 6 p.m. PST. Reich, who served in the administrations of Presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton, discussed his book, The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It. Nearly 500 people signed up to watch and listen to his presentation, which was conducted in conversation with Bill Petrocelli, author, and co-owner of Book Passage.

Isabel Allende, Thursday, March 4, at 6 p.m. PST. Allende, considered the world’s most-read Spanish language author, talked about her novel The Soul of a Woman in conversation with  Alicia Garza, co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network.

Heidi Kühn, Thursday, April 22, at 6 p.m. PDT. Kühn discussed her memoir and call-to-action book Breaking Ground in conversation with Ambassador Kenneth Quinn, President Emeritus of The World Food Prize. The book describes her quest to eradicate landmines from the face of the earth and firmly plant roots of peace.

Sharon Stone, rescheduled from March 30 to Wednesday, May 5.  The Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress, producer, and former fashion model was scheduled to discuss her book The Beauty of Living Twice in conversation with South Lawn Strategies Founder and President Ellie Schafer.

For more information, call Book Passage at (415) 927-0960 ext. 1.


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