Event Archive

Please visit the program pages to see past events for the Khemka Speaker Forum, focusing on India, and the Wu Speaker Forum and the N.T. Wang Lecture Series for China-related topics.

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"The World is Just a Book Away"

Book Launch with James J. Owens '94

Feb. 15, 2018 — Strand Bookstore, Rare Books Room

An evening celebrating literacy and education with James J. Owens ’94, Founder and CEO, The World is Just a Book Away, a non-profit organization promoting children's literacy and education. This event launched The World is Just a Book Away, an anthology edited by Mr. Owens that captures the stories of how books and reading inspired some of the world's most prominent people.

Moderated by Bruce Usher, The Elizabeth B. Strickler ’86 and Mark T. Gallogly ’86 Faculty Director of the Social Enterprise Program at Columbia Business School

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“Enlightened Opportunity: Renewable Energy & Climate Policy in India”

January 15, 2018 — Mumbai, India

An exclusive event in which two Columbia Business School professors present their research and debate with business leaders how India can create and finance a world-class renewable energy industry. Participants learned how to optimal way to transition into renewable energy without significant social costs and how to mitigate risk of investing in renewable energy solutions.

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