There are no other gatherings like it in the Bay Area, bringing together top CEOs, leading influencers and global newsmakers for frank, open and insightful conversations on the biggest issues of our day. On Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at the stunningly beautiful, retreat-like setting of the Kohl Mansion in Burlingame, the Council hosted Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, New York Times columnist David Brooks, #MeToo movement leaders Tina Tchen, who served as an Assistant to President Obama, Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls and Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama, and Adama Iwu, one of Time Magazine’s Person of the Year “Silence Breakers” for her role in founding We Said Enough and a government relations executive for Visa. The convening explored the major political, economic, cultural and social trends that are shaping our world and the Pacific region.
Condoleezza Rice, “Putin, Xi, and Trump in the Century of the Pacific”
David Brooks, “Rise of the Amphibians: Pluralism, Tolerance, and Change Agents”
#MeToo Movement Leaders Adama Iwu and Tina Tchen, “Future State: A World Changed by #MeToo”