Past Event

Columbia SIPA Information Session

November 14, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi - 8th Floor , Wing A,Westcom Point,Mahiga Mairu Ave, Off Waiyaki Way, Westlands

You're invited to an exclusive Information Session about Columbia SIPA!  

Space is Limited - Register Here!.

We will provide you with an in-depth look at the exciting opportunities awaiting you at the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs. During this session, you will have the chance to:

  • Discover the World of SIPA: Learn about the world-class faculty, diverse academic programs, and cutting-edge research initiatives that make Columbia SIPA a leader in international affairs and public policy education.
  • Admissions Insights: Get an inside perspective on the admissions process. We will walk you through the application requirements and provide tips on crafting a strong application.
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships: Have your financial questions answered. Learn about the various financial aid options, scholarships, and fellowships available to SIPA students.
  • Student and Alumni Stories: Hear directly from current SIPA alumnus who will share their personal experiences and the impact of a Columbia SIPA education on their careers and lives.
  • Learn about the SIPA Community: Explore the vibrant SIPA community and discover how students from around the globe come together to engage in thought-provoking discussions and collaborate on meaningful projects.
  • Resources and Opportunities: Gain insight into the unparalleled resources available to SIPA students, including internships, global partnerships, and access to a powerful alumni network.


David Caughlin

David Caughlin manages the overall functioning of the Center on Global Economic Governance (CGEG) and the Master of Public Administration - Economic Policy Management (MPA-EPM) program at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Mr. Caughlin oversees all recruitment, admissions, student advising, curricular affairs and alumni relations, and other related activities. At CGEG, Mr. Caughlin oversees the center’s daily administration, event administration and research projects and, with the center’s director, leads the center’s strategic planning and fundraising efforts.

Before his positions at SIPA, Mr. Caughlin worked at Columbia Law School and Central European University. Mr. Caughlin holds an M.A. in Human Rights and an MPA in International Economic Policy. In addition to his native English, Mr. Caughlin speaks Russian and Ukrainian and some Hungarian and Spanish.


Ms. B.H Musa is the CEO of BHM Holding, Ltd, one of the largest FPCs in East Africa with four divisions: real estate development, private equity investments, trade, and design. Ms B.H. Musa is also the chairman of the family foundation.

Ms B.H. Musa has an MIA from SIPA, Columbia University and B.S. from Leonard N. Stern School of Business, NYU. She has eighteen years of corporate finance, asset management, private equity, and business development experience working for and alongside Merrill Lynch, HSBC, Orange, IFC, UNDP Private Sector, Credit Suisse, and Deutsche Bank.