Alumni Are Featured Speakers

Prof. Marian Diamond (IH 1949-'50), an inspiration to students for more than 40 years, spoke on Sex Differences in the Brain at a resident-alumni Lodestar dinner.

Dr. Abdel-Kader Abbadi

Dr. Abdel-Kader Abbadi (IH 1963-'67), retired Deputy Director for Political Affairs at the United Nations, discussed his career as a diplomat during a Home Room chat with residents.

Dr. Eric Schmidt (IH 1976-'80), CEO of Novell, Inc., discussed the impact of technology across cultures at Sunday Supper.

Mr. Takahide Akiyama, I-House Board member and General Manager of the Industrial Bank of Japan in San Francisco, examined banking in the context of the Asian economic crisis at a resident-alumni Lodestar program.

Ms. Roberta Taylor Shaw (IH 1961-'63) taught a fascinating Elderhostel class, Russian Art and Culture.

Dr. Youn Cha Shin Chey (IH1957-'60), Executive Director of the Korean Center of San Francisco, taught and coordinated speakers for an Elderhostel class, Understanding Korea.

Dr. Jennifer Griesbach (IH 1991-'92), harpsichordist, brought a trio to the Home Room to perform a memorable concert for Elderhostelers.

Prof. Terry Maul will teach a class for Elderhostel in June, Health, Happiness and Longevity: Current Research.

International House is building a list of alumni who might be called upon to speak on their area of expertise. Your suggestions are most welcome. Please mail recommendations to:

Editor, I-House Development Office
2299 Piedmont Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94720-2320

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