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Student Roundtable and Lunch with Eric Garcetti

Past Event

January 27, 2023

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This roundtable is open only to currently-enrolled Columbia University students.

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs for a student-only lunch and roundtable discussion with Mr. Eric Garcetti, former Mayor of Los Angeles.

Mr. Garcetti will discuss his career history and current work. Following introductions, we will move into an open conversation. Lunch will be provided.


Eric Garcetti is an academic, public servant, and human rights activist. As Mayor of Los Angeles from 2013-2022, Garcetti championed groundbreaking work to confront the climate crisis and to address inequity, authoring LA’s Green New Deal and leading the Cities Race to Zero, a commitment of more than 1,000 global cities to a zero carbon future that was the world’s largest non-national government commitment at the UN COP26. Honored as Public Official of the Year by Governing, Garcetti graduated from Columbia College and SIPA and studied as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University and the London School of Economics.

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Registration is required. This roundtable is open only to currently-enrolled Columbia University students. To register, you must sign in with your UNI. 

This event will be hosted in person and capacity is limited. We ask that you register only if you can attend this event in its entirety.

For more information about the event, please contact [email protected].