SIPA alumna Gillian Tee is now home in Singapore where she has set up Homage, a start-up which connects professional caregivers with seniors who need help.
SIPA’s Office of Career Services (OCS) offers numerous ways to assist current students with their job search and professional networking. One of these ways is the SIPA Career Coaching (SIPACC) program, which was created by OCS as a supplement to its services. While OCS advisors will continue to provide counsel with regard to career advising services and general industry knowledge, SIPACC coaches are experts in their field who can offer industry-specific knowledge for current students who are contemplating various career choices or seeking targeted and specific information about particular fields of interest. Learn more about this service in today's blog post
Just in time for Earth Day last week, Columbia University pledged to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 35 percent in…
PA Andrew Liu shares what it's like co-leading a new SIPA program, known as Seeple Groups.
In solidarity with the Columbia undergraduate First-Generation Low Income Partnership (FLIP), SIPA students celebrated GEN Day 2017 on April 10, 2017, to honor and highlight the experiences of first-generation students at Columbia University and at SIPA. Here are brief snapshots into the lives of SIPA first-generation students, as compiled by current student Alejandra Bz.
SIPA’s 70th Anniversary festivities kicked off on March 30 as a selection of boldface names from New York City’s political world joined students, faculty, and alumni at Miller Theatre for this year’s David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum. Headlining the event was keynote speaker John Lewis, the civil rights icon and U.S. congressman whose home district is centered on Atlanta, Georgia.
SIPA marked its 70th anniversary with a historic celebration that drew guests from around the world to Morningside Heights. Hundreds of alumni and friends joined faculty, staff, and students for a long weekend filled with exciting programming. Among the many highlights were the SIPA Forum, the Global Leadership Awards Gala, and the David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum, as well as alumni-centered activities including receptions, presentations, cultural tours, and more.
In a video interview with Al Jazeera, pizzeria owner Alejandro Souza, MPA-DP 2013, shares how he's "teaching people to fish" instead of giving handouts to Mexico City's homeless population.
Sadia Afreen discusses the beginning stages of her Capstone assignment.
Originally, Ayanda Francis had her sights set on the International Conflict Resolution Practicum. However, after hearing Professor Zachary Metz’s information session about the "Applied Peacebuilding" class during orientation week, she tossed away the idea that she knew what was best and jumped head first into a course that taught her the value of "standing still" for a change.