Claudia Romo Edelman: Special Advisor with UNICEF

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Thursday, June 7, 2018
5:30pm— 7:00pm
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McDermott Will & Emery
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Chicago, IL 60606
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The Wharton Club of Chicago in conjunction with the Harvard Business School Club of Chicago invites you to hear Claudia Romo Edelman: Special Advisor with UNICEF

The business of doing good, the meltdown of media, and the emergence of the new voices

20180607_claudia_romo_edelman_200x.jpgAs a special adviser 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.

Claudia Romo Edelman is a Special Adviser 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 Adviser 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.

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DATE: Thursday, June 7, 2018
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Tuesday, June 5 at noon.
5:30 pm Registration/Networking with Wine & Cheese Reception
6:00 pm Presentation

LOCATION: McDermott Will & Emery, 444 W. Lake Street, 40th Floor, Chicago 60606
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.
Check in on 40th floor, stair access to 41st floor. Please advise in advance if you require elevator access to 41st floor.
PARKING: Recommended parking is at 191 N. Wacker Dr. or 180 N. Franklin.
Wharton Club members and their guests: $20/person
Non-members: $40/person

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