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Emerge America California along with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee salute Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Oakland Councilwoman Libby Schaaf

Emerge America California along with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee salute Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Oakland Councilwoman Libby Schaaf

On June 5, 2014, The Julia Morgan Ballroom was honored to host Emerge America’s California annual event honoring 2014 Woman of the Year, Congresswoman Jackie Speier, and 2014 Alumna of the Year, Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf. San Francisco Mayor, Ed Lee, and San Francisco Supervisors and Emerge alumnae, Malia Cohen and London Breed, were […]

Grover, Kristi Yamaguchi At The Ballroom for IICF

Grover, Kristi Yamaguchi At The Ballroom for IICF

Over it’s long, rich and storied existence, The Julia Morgan Ballroom has been extremely proud to host many political leaders, television and film stars, award winning musicians, world class athletes, and philanthropic organizations. At last night’s Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s 21st Annual Western Division Benefit Dinner, the IICF brought in a very special guest, Sesame […]

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Pat Harrison, Joy Behar attend Women & Girls Lead Event

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Pat Harrison, Joy Behar attend Women & Girls Lead Event

On May 12, 2014, the Julia Morgan Ballroom played host to Women & Girls Lead where notable attendees Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Pat Harrison, Joy Bauer, Sheryl WuDunn, Nicholas Kristoff, Megan Smith, and Becca Stevens addressed the crown of 200+. Women and Girls Lead is spearheaded by the Independent Television Service [ITVS] and its Global Perspectives […]

IGS National Advisory Council's Annual Salon Dinner

IGS National Advisory Council’s Annual Salon Dinner

On May 6, 2014, the Julia Morgan Ballroom held the IGS National Advisory Council’s annual Salon Dinner. Mark Shields, syndicated columnist with the Washington Post and a political analyst on the PBS’ NewsHour, presented the keynote talk. Willie L. Brown, Jr. was presented the Darius & Sarah Anderson Distinguished Service Award and Tom Torlakson was […]

Elon Musk and Lenovo chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing

Elon Musk and Lenovo chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing

Elon Musk and Lenovo chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing were feted this week in San Francisco along with innovators in a broad range of tech fields at the annual Edison Awards gala. The black-tie awards reception held at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in the historic Merchants Exchange Building put a capper on a two-day slate […]

Dame Jane Goodall Celebrated In The Ballroom

Dame Jane Goodall Celebrated In The Ballroom

On April 3, 2014, the Julia Morgan Ballroom played host to Jane Goodall’s 80th birthday celebration.  Ms. Goodall is considered to be the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees.  Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and the Roots & Shoots program, she is best known for her 45-year study of social and family interactions of wild […]

Tikkun Olam award winners honored at JMB

Tikkun Olam award winners honored at JMB

The traditional Jewish concept of tikkun olam – or “repair of the world” – blends charity, action and, as celebrated by the Helen Diller Family Foundation, innovation. The foundation each year funds the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards to recognize the public service projects of Jewish teens. The program kicked off in 2007 with five […]

JMB Hosts AHA PULSE Ball

JMB Hosts AHA PULSE Ball

Young supporters of the American Heart Association thronged the Julia Morgan Ballroom last night for the annual PULSE Ball, a rollicking event benefiting the AHA. San Francisco PULSE is a group of young professionals who are dedicated to engaging our peers in the American Heart Association’s mission to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases […]

Minds Matter Spring Gala

Minds Matter Spring Gala

It wasn’t surprising when the Minds Matter of San Francisco’s second annual Spring Gala sold out. With countless young professionals invited to dance the night away at the Julia Morgan Ballroom, the turnout was bound to be a smash! Social media, surrounding the event, was abuzz, capturing the palpable excitement leading up to the big […]

Nokia launches

Nokia launches “HERE” at JMB

Today Nokia introduced HERE, the first location cloud to deliver the world’s best maps and location experiences across multiple screens and operating systems. With the new brand, HERE, Nokia aims to inspire a new generation of location services and devices that make the mobile experience more personally significant for people everywhere. “People want great maps, […]