Columbia Global Centers - Vision in 60 seconds

An introduction and overview of Columbia Global Centers, featuring comments from Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University, Professor Safwan M. Masri, Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development, and the directors of the global centers.


Global Thinkers Forum

The Columbia Global Centers | Middle East hosted the Global Thinkers Forum 2012 on October 7, 2012. The conference is a response to the leading positions some women are now taking across communities in the region and was held under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah. The conference celebrated the current roles and life stories of successful women leaders across professional and public life. Professor Safwan Masri chaired a session titled “Society – The New MENA Societies: Problems, Challenges and Potential.” was Saskia Sassen, Robert S.