Hosted by the Columbia College Alumni Association. Open to all Columbia alumni.
Join us for a dynamic conversation about climate change's local and global effects, from shifting shorelines to international disaster relief efforts. We will hear from expert panelists Dr. Juliette Hart CC’96, an Oceanographer at the U.S. Geological Survey, and Margaret Traub CC’88, head of global initiatives for the International Medical Corps. The evening will be moderated by Dr. Robert Lempert, a principal researcher and professor at RAND.
A reception with light refreshments will follow.
About Dr. Juliette Hart CC’96
Dr. Juliette Finzi Hart is an Oceanographer at the USGS’s Pacific and Coastal Marine Science Center. Prior to USGS, Juliette was with the USC Sea Grant program as a Marine & Climate Science Specialist and an Assistant Professor in the Marine Environmental Biology Group.
Juliette received her doctorate from USC in Ocean Sciences in 2007, and a Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Cities in 2002. She received her B.A. from Columbia University in Art History in 1996.
About Margaret Traub CC’88
Margaret Traub is Head of Global Initiatives for International Medical Corps. As a member of International Medical Corps’ Emergency Response Team, Traub travels extensively to field programs around the world - including to Syria, Lebanon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, the Philippines, and South Sudan.
Prior to joining International Medical Corps in 2005, Traub was the Executive Producer at CNN and also a head writer at Good Morning America.
Traub received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Columbia University. She lives in Los Angeles.