Marin Speaker Series Announces Line-Up for 2019-2020 Season Events

Thursday, April 11, 2019 General News
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Speaker Series promises to delight Marin audiences at eight enlightening events.

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Marin Speaker Series just announced the exciting 2019-2020

speaker line-up to its subscriber community of over 8,500 Bay Area citizens. Now entering its 30th season, MPSF Speaker Series has selected speakers representing concepts, opinions and perspectives from thought leaders that will engage the discriminating San Francisco Bay Area audiences with some out-of-the-box thinking.

"MPSF is excited to announce the intriguing speakers for the 2019-2020 season," said Jim Weil, President of Marin Speaker Series. "Hearing from knowledgeable voices on topics that impact our lives provides us with information and new ideas to help us steer through our challenging times, and connect with others in the pursuit of intellectual stimulation. The 2019-2020 lineup was designed to address broad topics making headlines in most of our lives: the lead-up to a critical election in 2020, how climate change and the importance of science are impacting our lives, the state of the world and moving things forward positively, making the most of food, glorious food, and the power of humor in all of the above. I promise a season of eight memorable evenings out!"

Subscriptions for the 2019-2020 Speaker Series are available now at https://speakerseries.net/speakers/. Pricing includes all eight events at Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium in San Rafael.

The 2019-2020 MPSF series brings these outstanding leaders in their fields to the stage:

Walter Isaacson Isaacson is best-selling author of biographies of Steve Jobs, Einstein, da Vinci, and Benjamin Franklin. A professor of history, he was President /CEO of the Aspen Institute, and has influenced contemporary journalism at the Sunday Times of London, Time Magazine and CNN, as chairman and CEO during the events of 9/11.

Dr. Robert Sapolsky With humor and humanity, acclaimed author, stress expert, biologist and neuroscientist, Dr. Sapolsky will address topics as diverse as stress and its related diseases, what's behind individuality, religious belief, and memory, and diseases like schizophrenia, depression, aggression, and Alzheimer's.

Donna Brazile and Michael Steele What happens when a former interim chairperson for the DNC and a former chairman of the RNC share the stage to share insights on current politics in the U.S? They have more in common than you might imagine – most of it anchored to a shared belief in the future, and what we can do about it.

Former Governor John Kasich Two-term former Ohio Governor Kasich, a best-selling author, former Fox Host and now CNN Senior Political Commentator offers insight into a view of humanity inspiring self-reflection and action, motivating all of us to reach beyond politics and the issues that divide us to strive to be better citizens.

Bill Nye An Emmy-winning scientist, inventor and television personality, Bill Nye is best known for his love of science and flair for comedy as Bill Nye the Science Guy. A man on a mission, Nye fosters a scientifically literate society, appreciation for how our world works and inspires audiences of all ages to engage with and improve our world.

Nina Totenberg As award-winning NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent, Totenberg shines a light on the inner workings of our nation's highest court. With deep experience and nuanced perspective, her in depth, thought-provoking insights help audiences understand the impact of headline-making judicial cases like no one else can.

Ian Bremmer Once dubbed the "rising guru" in the field of political risk, Bremmer is a prolific thought leader dedicated to helping a global audience make sense of our world. President and founder of GZERO Media, his views are widely read in his best selling books, and regularly heard in the media.

Samin Nosrat and Yotam Ottolenghi Award-winning chefs and cook book authors, Nosrat and Ottolenghi, share a love of preparing simple food, cultural influences and a desire to help others enjoy the many pleasures of everything food. Anecdotes from Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat and from Ottolenghi's restaurants will leave the audience hungry for more.

About MPSF Speaker Series The Peninsula, Oakland and Marin Speaker Series offer the best of today's thought leaders to their communities in separate, but identical, subscription-based series running September through April. In an open, unbiased forum for the exchange of ideas and intellectual enrichment of the community, inspiring speakers cover an exciting range of topics. The largest community speaker series in America, MPSF Speaker Series is dedicated to providing the highest quality lecture experiences with personal touch service for our subscribing members.

 

SOURCE Marin Speaker Series



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