Creative and Liberal Arts

Columbia Global Centers Nairobi is in a culturally rich region with diverse languages, arts and traditional practices. We value the heritage around us and pride in sharing these diverse forms of expressions with the world while at the same time providing a forum for harnessing these skills by advancing / impacting knowledge through training and cultural diversity programs.

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July 14, 2020

Navigating Work and Home Responsibilities during the Pandemic

Along with the terrible toll it has exacted in lives lost, as well as negative health and economic impacts, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced dramatic changes in how families must navigate work both inside and outside of the home. This webinar brought together a team of experts who addressed issues that are being experienced in the home as a result of the pandemic and provided helpful tips on how to deal with these challenges.

July 14, 2020

Stigma and Discrimination in the midst of a pandemic

This was the third panel of a three-part panel series hosted by the Columbia Global Centers| Nairobi and Columbia Global Centers| Rio de Janeiro. The purpose of this panel was to bring together experts and community members to talk about their experiences with and perceptions of stigma and discrimination in informal settlements in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic and to hear their strategies and recommendations for addressing stigma and discrimination in these communities.

January 15, 2019

No-Boundaries International Art Exhibition Nairobi 2018

Columbia Global Centers-Nairobi, in partnership with the No-Boundaries Committee, held the 2018/2019 No-Boundaries International Art Exhibitions to foster global awareness and social responsibility in young citizens around the world.  The exhibition hosted children who had submitted their art work along the theme of ‘One Tree, Once City’.  The Art on display was from Kenya, Brazil, China, USA and France.

May 31, 2018

'Slow Down' - A Short Film by Folklore Films and Anto Neosoul (Private Screening)

On May 31st 2018 Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi, hosted a  private screening on the short film 'Slow Down' by Folklore Films and Anto Neosoul.  The film covers the story of redemption in the life of teenage boy who was brought up in an informal settlement or ghetto.  The boy had big dreams  but the circumstances of struggle and misfortune forced him to indulge in crime. The young boy whose football dreams and impoverished reality were inextricably intertwined, lead to a life of crime in the ghetto. He pays the ultimate price for seeking a way out of poverty.

May 21, 2018

Re-thinking Sage Philosophy

On Friday, 25th May 2018, Columbia Global Centers hosted a full day conference on, "Re-thinking Sage Philosophy" this was organized in collaboration with the Institute of African Studies, Columbia University, and the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the University of Nairobi.

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