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Our monthly, or bi-monthly, free speakers series that tackles everything from environmental issues and economic development to social change and politics. Started by Lenny Mendonca, the founder and owner of the Brewing Company, Brews and Views serves as both a free public forum and philanthropy; part of the evening dining proceeds benefit the Cabrillo Education Foundation. Check out the Brews & Views Archive page for information, video links, and presentations from previous events.

December 5, 2019
6-8pm
HMB Brewing Co
390 Capistrano Road
Half Moon Bay

Veterans Issues and PTSD

We welcome Vietnam veteran Howard Hibbard to discuss his novel, "Curse of the Coloring Book". One of the themes in his novel is about PTSD and getting help.

 

MODERATORS

lenny mendonca

Lenny Mendonca is the Chief Economic and Business Advisor to Governor Gavin Newsom of California. He is a Senior Partner Emeritus of McKinsey & Company and a Lecturer on Inequality at the Stanford Business School.

SPEAKERS

howard hibbard

Howard Hibbard is a Vietnam veteran and author of "Curse of the Coloring Book".


January 5, 2020
6-8pm
HMB Brewing Co
390 Capistrano Road
Half Moon Bay

The Future of Journalism

We welcome Sandy Close, Executive Director of Pacific News Service and founder of New California Media, to bring greater visibility to the content of ethnic news organizations.

 

MODERATORS

lenny mendonca

Lenny Mendonca is the Chief Economic and Business Advisor to Governor Gavin Newsom of California. He is a Senior Partner Emeritus of McKinsey & Company and a Lecturer on Inequality at the Stanford Business School.

SPEAKERS

sandy close

Sandy Close started her career covering China and Vietnam as an editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review in the mid-1960s. She became editor of Pacific News Service in 1974 and was a pioneer in developing youth media. In 1996, she founded New America Media, the first and largest collaboration of ethnic news organizations. Her work has received several awards, including a MacArthur Foundation “Genius Award” and the 2011 Polk Award for Career Achievement.


April 9, 2020
6-8pm
HMB Brewing Co
390 Capistrano Road
Half Moon Bay

How Rejection Can Make You Grow – A Venture Capitalist's Personal Story

We welcome Nuno Gonçalves Pedro to discuss his personal and professional growth as a Venture Capitalist and how rejection an adversity can help you grow.

 

MODERATORS

lenny mendonca

Lenny Mendonca is the Chief Economic and Business Advisor to Governor Gavin Newsom of California. He is a Senior Partner Emeritus of McKinsey & Company and a Lecturer on Inequality at the Stanford Business School.

SPEAKERS

nuno goncalves

Nuno Goncalves is the Managing Partner & Founder of Strive Capital, the San Francisco Bay Area's first quant micro-VC firm, focused on the Consumer Software and SaaS space, with investments in companies like AppAnnie, KeepSafe, Enish (IPOed), Gusto and Rubrik.


Brews & Views Archives

Check out the Brews & Views Archive page for information, video links, and presentations from previous events.