SIPA alumni are cordially invited to the 44th Annual Washington DC Career Conference 

Program: "Global Challenges in the Year Ahead"

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dean Merit Janow in conversation with

Stephen J. Hadley, Principal, RiceHadleyGates LLC and Former Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs 


Professor Stephen Sestanovich, Davis Professor of International Diplomacy, Columbia SIPA

Stephen Hadley served as assistant to the president for National Security Affairs from 2005-2009. In that capacity he was the principal White House foreign policy adviser to then President George W. Bush, directed the National Security Council staff, and ran the interagency national security policy development and execution process. From 2001 to 2005, Hadley was the assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser, serving under then National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice. In addition to covering the full range of national security issues, he had special responsibilities in several specific areas including U.S. relations with Russia, the Israeli disengagement from Gaza, developing a strategic relationship with India and ballistic missile defense.

Please arrive to be seated for the program by 6:00 PM as seating is limited.

Followed by the Alumni/Student Networking Reception

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Meet the next generation of world leaders!

Join SIPA alumni and students at SIPA's 44th Annual Washington, DC Career Conference. Alumni are warmly invited to participate in the conference via the alumni/student networking reception and individually arranged career chats.

Career Chats with SIPA Students

Share your professional experiences and insights with SIPA students during a career chat. Chats can be done one-on-one or in a group format. Please indicate your availability for career chats on your registration.

Dates: Tuesday, January 14 - Friday, January 17, 2020

*Students will contact you to schedule a time and place that is convenient for you*

Please Register by Friday, January 10, 2020 for the networking reception and/or career chats during the Annual Washington, DC. Career Conference.

Alumni register Here

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