Guests of the 4th annual Moet Hennessy Financial Times Club dinner in San Francisco got the unique honor of dining at The Battery, the new private club founded by Michael and Xochi Birch, weeks before its highly anticipated opening.
Chelsea Clinton was the featured speaker, with Silicon Valley business leaders Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg in attendance, at theFull Circle Fund's 2nd annual igNITE gala on November 16th, 2012, celebrating the new model of philanthropy in the Bay Area. "The evening is far more important than simply raising money for worthy causes," said Kiki Mills Johnston, CEO of Full Circle Fund. "Our supporters and our partners are looking at innovative ways to create systemic change and, in the process, improve the lives of millions of people for generations to come. This is the new model of philanthropy, where the ideas we can generate are far more powerful than the money we can raise." Visit the Full Circle Fun at FullCircleFund.org for more information.
Fortune Magazine has published their list of "The 50 Most Powerful Women In Business." Of the 50, nearly 20 percent of the women are based in northern California, and they are all in tech: Carol Bartz, Safra Catz, Ann Livermore, Sheryl Sandberg, Cathie Lesjak, Marissa Mayer, Susan Wojcicki, Lorrie Norrington, and Katie Cotton.