Alumni

Discussion with Claudia Romo Edelman: Special Advisor - UNICEF

Harvard Business School Club of Chicago

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Chicago

June 7, 2018: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

THE BUSINESS OF DOING GOOD, THE MELTDOWN OF MEDIA, AND THE EMERGENCE OF THE NEW VOICES

Where

McDermott Will & Emery
40th Floor
444 W. Lake Street
Chicago, Illinois

Driving Directions:

PARKING: Recommended parking is at 191 N. Wacker Dr. or 180 N. Franklin.

Event Details

As a special advisor on migration for the United Nations, Claudia Romo Edelman is interested in discussing how the sustainable development goals are not only the good thing to do but also the smart thing to do for business.

Claudia launched a podcast with CBS in DAVOS (global GoalsCast), which is one of the many new platforms that will replace traditional media that will earn the trust of the people.

Cost

COST:
HBSCC Patron & (1) Guest Pass members: FREE
(for additional tickets, please use the HBSCC Regular member ticket)
HBSCC Patron members: FREE
(for additional tickets, please use the HBSCC Regular member ticket)
HBSCC Regular members and their guests: $20/person
Non-members of HBSCC: $40/person

Booth Alumni members: $25/person

Registration

Register Online

ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Visitors must present a valid photo ID to building security on the plaza level. After checking in with security, please proceed to the 40th floor, the Firm's main lobby.

CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations must be received two (2) business days BEFORE the event or the attendee who made the reservation may not receive a refund, regardless of participation, due to costs associated with the reservation.

Deadline: 6/6/2018

Speaker Profiles

Claudia Romo Edelman (Speaker)
Special Advisor, UNICEF
https://globalgoalscast.org/our-hosts

Claudia Romo Edelman is a Special Advisor for UNICEF, and recently has been seconded to the Executive Office for International Migration. Previously, Claudia served as UNICEF's Global Chief of Public Advocacy. She was seconded to the Executive Office of the Secretary General of the United Nations leading communications and advocacy for the Sustainable Development Goals and Climate Change for the Special Advisor on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. She has successfully led PR, branding, and marketing for some of the biggest global organizations such as the World Economic Forum, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), and the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB & Malaria. Claudia started her career as a journalist and press correspondent for Latin American media companies such as Notimex, Proceso, Infored Monitor. She holds degrees in Communications, Philosophy, and Photography as well as a Masters in Political Communications from the London School of Economics. Claudia is a frequent public speaker and speaks six languages.

Questions

Sharon Alexander