To support meaningful internship experiences for Columbia students in spite of disruptions caused by Covid-19, the network of Columbia Global Centers launched the inaugural Global Virtual Internship program this summer. The Mumbai Center placed 14 interns in the ares of sustainable engineering solutions, arts and culture, public health, and urban biodiversity.
“The economic and human impact of Covid-19 will dwarf any outbreak that we have experienced so far” noted the celebrated virologist, Professor W. Ian Lipkin, as he presented the Third Distinguished Yusuf Hamied Lecture on July 8, 2020.
This two-part series addressed the challenges faced by dental professionals and showcased innovative approaches in providing oral healthcare services and educating dental students across India, Kenya and the United States.
Iconic images shape how we remember significant moments in history. The role, scope and challenges of photojournalism in bearing witness and recording the current pandemic was the subject of this online panel discussion.
To increase awareness about honey bees and inspire citizens to participate in bee conservation efforts, Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture launched this campaign as part of the Sunder Nursery project.
Flooding is a recurring disaster, causing loss of lives and damage to property in several parts of the world. A webinar held on July 1, 2020 provided a comparative perspective on mitigating, preventing and protecting citizens from floods.
After an intense year of mentorship and support, the 2019-2020 Urban Works Innovation Challenge culminated in an engaging Demonstration Day on September 29, 2020 as the winning startups presented their tech solutions before a very distinguished panel of investors and Columbia alumni advisors.