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Book Discussion with Jessica Alexander, author of Chasing Chaos

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 1:10pm - 2:10pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 802

Join the HR/HP Concentration for a talk with author Jessica Alexander about her new book, Chasing Chaos, a memoir of her experiences as an aid worker.

Over the past 12 years, Alexander has worked in humanitarian operations for the UN and various NGOs. She has been part of operations in Rwanda, Darfur, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Myanmar, South Sudan, Pakistan, Haiti and the Horn of Africa. Alexander is a Fulbright Scholar who received the award to research child soldiers in Sierra Leone in 2006. Her research there was used as expert evidence in the case against Charles Taylor, former President of Libera.

The first 20 people to RSVP to Kathleen Ryou (kkr2116@columbia.edu) will receive a free, signed copy of her book. So hurry and send in your RSVP!

**Please note that you must be a current SIPA student and you must attend the event to receive the book**

Sponsored by the Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy concentration

Categories: Arts: Reading/Talk