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Columbia College Dinner Series

Date:October 23, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location:Center for Career Education, Conference Room
Contact:For further information regarding this event, please contact Lauren Kohari by sending email to lk2574@columbia.edu .

This event is only open to current Columbia College students.

Picture this: You and a few of your peers having an intimate conversation over dinner with a highly-accomplished alumnus from an industry of interest to you. A chance to have all of your burning questions answered without the pressure of a formal networking event.

For this event, we welcome Poppy Harlow.

Poppy Harlow is a New York based correspondent for CNN reporting on breaking news, features and investigative stories. Previously, she was the anchor for CNNMoney.com, serving as the primary host for the site's video network, as well as a business correspondent on CNN, CNN International and HLN, covering business and economic news and how it impacts policy and people around the globe. She interviews prominent business leaders, policymakers, small business owners and consumers on a wide range of topics.

Harlow covers major international business events including the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting, South by Southwest, The North American International Auto Show and Fortune's Brainstorm conferences. She has interviewed the heads of the world's largest banks, Warren Buffett, Jay-Z, and countless other luminaries.

Harlow's reporting has won numerous industry awards, including the Gracie Award for Best online investigative feature on financial fraud, and SABEW's Best in Business award for online video. She is a regular speaker at industry events and donates her time to developing emerging high school and collegiate journalists.

Prior to her position at CNNMoney.com,Harlow served as an anchor, reporter and producer for the Forbes.com Video Network and was an anchor and reporter for NY1 News Local Edition.

Born and raised in Minnesota, Harlow graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Columbia University.

The Center for Career Education, in collaboration with the Columbia College Alumni Association, presents the Columbia College Dinner and Discussion Series, where select Columbia College students have the opportunity to interact with Columbia College alumni from different industries in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. This is an ideal setting for students to learn the workings of the industries they are interested in to advance their career exploration. Be sure to register early as space is extremely limited.

Business attire.
Resume required? No.
Eligibility: This event is only open to current Columbia College students.
Registration REQUIRED. All interested students must apply by filling out the registration form. You will be contacted as soon as you have been approved to attend.

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