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Talking Points (NYC)

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The NYC Campus is getting chatty this month! Lend your voice to a TED Talk-style open forum, hear from a Tony Award-winning producer, get an in-depth look into a career in Hollywood from the experts, and more this October 2019.

Tea and Coffee: A Conversation with Eric Kombey
Thursday, October 10 | 3:25 p.m. | 163 William Street, 16th Floor
Eric Kombey, a fellow of the Community Solutions Program, is focused on providing quality health accessibility in his community of Yaounde, Cameroon, where he works to improve the health and welfare of rural women and children. Join him and Pace International for a discussion about his vital work as well as his four-month fellowship.

Deadline: Saturday, October 12
This TED Talk-style event showcases a combination of dynamic speakers from in and outside the Pace Community. Each year, PaceTalks features innovative student speakers who share their expertise and lived experiences in a wide range of topics. This is an exclusive opportunity to not only let your voice be heard, but to listen and support your peers—and learn a little along the way. If you’d like to get involved, check out OrgSync for more information.

Dear World
Wednesday, October 16 | 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Basement
Active Minds, a student organization focused on changing the conversation of mental health and mental wellness, is hosting the nonprofit Dear World right on the NYC Campus! Dear World offers a unique storytelling experience that brings people together and fosters meaningful connections through the use of photography. Join them for this important day of discovery.

Christina Papagjika
Friday, October 18 | 1:30 p.m. | Student Center West
Christina Papagjika, a Tony and Olivier Award-winning producer of independent film and theater productions such as Kinky Boots, Lee Daniel’s The Butler, and the 2013 Annie Broadway revival, wants to meet you! Don’t miss this special talk and Q&A followed by a light reception of desserts and snacks. This event is open to all students. If you’re interested in attending the Christina Papagjika Q&A, please email Brandon Cole.

Dance-Poetry Performance and Talk Back
Tuesday, October 22 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Lower Level
Black lesbian love is a form of resistance. That is the theme of this empowering performance by art duo Nia & Ness, who are visiting thanks to the Women’s and Gender Studies department, the Women’s Leadership Initiative, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and the Black Student Union.

Hilary Leavitt
Thursday, October 24 | 4:30  p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room W613
Hilary Leavitt ’10, a producer currently working with the streaming platform Hulu, is coming to campus! The discussion will include her successful work conducted with TV shows like Ozark, Orphan Black, and House of Cards and her leadership roles in positions at BBC America and MRC Studios. Light refreshments will be available during the Q&A session. This event is open to all students.

PPA Masters Series
Tuesday, October 29 | 6:00 p.m. | Schimmel Center
Join Oscar-nominated, bestselling author, and Golden Globe and five-time Emmy Award-winning actress Candice Bergen as well as Hawk Koch, producer, author, and former president of both the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Producers Guild of America! They will be visiting for or an intimate conversation about careers in Hollywood and advice for working in the industry.