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#Startup Columbia Festival

  • Miller Theatre 2960 Broadway New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

Innovations in Social Justice: Columbia Alumni who are Changing the World 

The Center for the Study of Social Difference’s Women Creating Change is proud to cosponor this year’s #Startup Columbia Festival. We have quite a line up of female founders and alumnae innovators who are solving problems around the globe to make a better world.  The list includes:

  • Alice Bosley '17SIPA who is turning refugees into founders at her incubator in Iraq

  • Katherine Katcher '07CC who is mitigating the effects of mass incarceration with Root & Rebound 

  • Dr. Courtney Cogburn, School of Social Work who is changing perspectives on unconscious racial bias 

  • Shivani Siroya '07MPH is giving access to credit to bottom-of-the-pyramid consumers in developing countries

  • Anne Williams-Isom '91LAW who is running the Harlem Children's Zone helping to create a model to eradicate systemic poverty

  • Emmy-award winner Abby Disney '98 GSAS who will discuss this week's premiere of Women, War, & Peace, four never-before-told stories about the women who risked their lives for peace, changing history in the process

Complimentary tickets will be offered to affiliates of the Columbia Center for the Study of Social Difference or active members of the Women Creating Change Leadership Council.  You can request your tickets by emailing with "WCC" in the subject line.

Earlier Event: March 25
Transnational Feminist Futures
Later Event: April 5
Art Theft and Restitution