Welcome to Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi
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Slide 1: Columbia Global Centers Nairobi Office - Westcom Point 8th Fl, Block A
Slide 2: Welcome to Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi
Slide 3: A home away from home for Columbia University Faculty, Students and Alumni
Slide 4: Faculty Engagement
Slide 5: Student Engagement
Slide 6: Student Recruitment Drive
Slide 7: New Student Recruit to Columbia through Equity Foundation
Slide 8: Local Collaborations and Partnerships
Slide 9: Student Immersion through established local partnerships
Slide 10: Public Forums in Creative Arts
Slide 11: China-Africa-US Research Program
Slide 12: Seminars and Workshops
Slide 13: Establishing Partnerships
The Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi, serves as a regional hub for research and collaboration as part of Columbia University’s strategy to achieve a global presence and links the continent to Columbia’s scientific rigor, technological innovation, and academic leadership. The Center provides Columbia students and academics with a base from which to conduct research in and for Africa.
What We Do
On June 14, 2018, Columbia Global Centers Nairobi hosted round two of “Beyond the Music” which previously launched in Nairobi in December 2017. The event took place in Tanzania and was overseen by Trevor Arnett, who in addition to being the Communications Officer in New York, is a talented Singer and artist.
Equity Bank CEO Dr James Mwangi with the 2018 MBA graduating class from Columbia Business School, during the Global Immersion Programme visit to the Bank. The students who were accompanied by Assistant Prof Jonas Hjort (with a book) were taken through the bank’s unique business model, sustainable competitive advantage, differentiation strategy, high socio-economic impact and future growth strategy.
‘Beyond the Music’, a much anticipated event at Columbia Global Centers - Nairobi, took place on December 5th 2017. The event was moderated by activist and writer – Mr. Kevin Mwachiro and the artists on the panel were Victoria Kimani, Kennedy Ombima (King Kaka), Antony Mwangi (Anto NeoSoul), Fena Gitu, Patricia Kihoro, and Judith Nyambura (Avril).
Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi
Westcom Point, 8th Fl, Block A
Mahiga Mairu Ave., Off Waiyaki Way
P.O. Box 51412 - 00100
Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 020 4440612/ 0708440612
Fax: 020 4440930
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 AM - 5PM. Closed on Kenyan Holidays.