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March 2018
Lewis

TOWN HALL Lecture Series: Michael Lewis

March 5
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States

Financial journalist and New York Times best-selling author Michael Lewis has published sixteen books on subjects ranging from politics to Wall Street. Among his most noteworthy works are Flash Boys, The Big Short, The Blind Side, and Moneyball. A sharp observer of politics, finance, and the evolution of American culture, Lewis combines keen insight with his signature wit, making him one of today’s leading social commentators. He takes a fresh, hard look at the ever-changing value systems that drive our…

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Mukherjee

TOWN HALL Lecture Series: Siddhartha Mukherjee

March 19
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States

Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., Ph.D., is a leading cancer physician and researcher. He is an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University and a cancer physician at the CU/NYU Presbyterian Hospital. His first book, The Emperor Of All Maladies, is a story that touches on the brilliance and tenacity that frequently make scientific history—and also on the serendipitous discoveries. He approaches the subject of cancer with the passion and fixation of a biographer and the flourish of a novelist. Mukherjee tells…

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April 2018
Saujani

TOWN HALL Lecture Series: Reshma Suajani

April 9
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States

Reshma Saujani is the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology. Through its Summer Immersion Programs and Clubs, Girls Who Code is leading the movement to inspire, educate, and equip young women with the computing skills to pursue 21st Century opportunities. Saujani began her career as an attorney and activist. In 2010, she surged onto the political scene as the first Indian American woman to run for U.S.…

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