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SIPA’s Global Alumni Community

Headshots of 2023 Alumni Award Winners

Announcing the Recipients of SIPA's 2023 Alumni Awards

The SIPA Alumni Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Alumni Awards, which will be presented at Alumni Day on Saturday, March 25, 2023.

Distinguished Alumni Award
Jingdong Hua MPA '03

Emerging Leader Award
Radha Kulkarni MPA '17

About Alumni Day
Alumni Day is an annual event that brings alumni from around the world together to celebrate their SIPA connections and learn how SIPA continues to advance solutions to critical global issues. Hundreds of alumni will join us on campus for the event!

Learn more here »

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Alumni Relations

Joining a Powerful Global Network

As a graduate of SIPA, you belong to a powerful and global network of more than 24,000 alumni in over 160 countries.

The Office of Alumni Relations and the SIPA Alumni Association offer opportunities and events for you to connect with classmates, faculty, students, and the school. 

Explore below ways to connect at SIPA and across the university, including volunteer opportunities, events, and alumni resources.

Contact us at: [email protected]

Alumni News

Alumna Annika Lescott-Martinez MPA ’15 talks about her work as CFO and executive VP of finance for the New York City Housing Authority and shares advice on building a career after SIPA.

Mar 10 2023
Technology & Innovation

At SIPAs most recent Washington, D.C., career conference, Anne Neuberger MIA 05 reflected on a career in public service protecting the United States from cyber threats.

Mar 01 2023
Geopolitical Stability

The China expert discussed a variety of topics with more than a dozen Columbia graduates.

Feb 22 2023
Democratic Resilience

In her memoir, Moving Forward, Karine Jean-Pierre MPA ’03 chronicles her experiences growing up in New Yorks Haitian community to working in the Obama White House.

Nov 10 2022