PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Thursday, July 23, 2009
1:00 – 1:30
1:30 - 2:00
Climate Change Leads CA Farmers to Think Quick
A new study shows climate change decreased winter chilling hours, necessary for the flowering of orchards, by 30% since 1950 in large patches of the
Minghua Zhang (MING-Wa ZONG), professor of Land, Air and Water Resources at UC Davis. She is the principal investigator on the study.
Chris Locke, farmer with more than 40,000 walnut trees on his ranch in the
2:00 – 2:40
The Death of Macho: Are Women the “He-cession” Cure?
A growing amount of new research says hiring women correlates with a company’s increased profitability; more than 80% of job losses since November fell on men; and women are quickly overtaking their male counterparts in acquiring educational credentials—is the recession speeding “the death of macho” and a significant shift of power from men to women?
Claire Shipman, author of Womenomics; Good Morning America's Senior National Correspondent
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Mary Boughton, western regional senior director for Catalyst, a research firm that’s found strong correlations between women in business and profitability
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Reihan Salam, editor for Foreign Policy magazine, author most recently of “The Death of Macho”
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2:40 – 3:00