Past Event

Columbia University and Chile: A Century of Innovation and Collaboration

January 31, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Columbia Forum (601 W 125th St), New York

"Columbia University and Chile: A Century of Innovation and Collaboration" is an event co-organized by Columbia Global Centers and the Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) to honor Karen Poniachik, pioneer and advocate for women's rights in Chile, and founding director of Columbia Global Centers | Santiago who passed away in October 2022. 


Wafaa El-Sadr, Executive Vice President for Columbia Global


Lee C. Bollinger, Columbia University President 


Vicky Murillo, Director, Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS)

Carla Magri, Columbia Global Centers | Santiago


Nara Milanich, Professor of History, Barnard College, Columbia University

Walter Baethgen, Senior Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Columbia Climate School

Regina Cortina, Professor of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

Astrid Liden, Columbia College Student

MODERATOR: Tom Trebat, Director Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro


Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm New York (1:00 - 2:30 pm Santiago)

Address: Columbia Forum (601 W 125th St)

*Lunch will be served after the event. 

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