New York Startup Pitch Night

Startup Pitch Night provides the proven platform for early stage startups to practice and improve their pitch. Our goal is to make it fun to practice your pitch and to have it be in a fun and relaxed, supportive peer-driven environment. Register to practice your…

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The Changing Landscape of Medical Writing Careers

The employment options for professional medical writers have changed to reflect the recent turbulence in the world of pharmaceutical R&D. The past 5 years have seen Big Pharma consolidation, scrutiny of medical and scientific publications, increased transparency and disclosure requirements, and reliance on subcontractors to…

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Haven’s Kitchen Afterwork Special: Cocktails 101

In this tutorial, our seasoned bartender will provide an abridged overview on how to do a professional-grade shaken or stirred drink in the home. In addition, she will provide tips on how to properly stock a home bar. Haven’s Kitchen is a recreational cooking school,…

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Humor Writing One-Day Intensive

Working humor and levity into your writing can give it a lift that seems almost magical — but trying to be funny on the page is also a minefield of opportunities for disaster. This seven-hour class helps writers locate the potential for humor in their…

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Columbia Journalism School: Fundamentals of Data Reporting

This class is designed for journalists on any beat looking to identify computer assisted reporting skills and tools needed for beat, enterprise and investigative reporting. It will focus on the fundamentals of the use of data to create an empirical spine of stories and will…

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Social Media Writing One-Day Intensive

Tell your story more effectively on social media, and harness its power to help you build your platform as a writer, with this one-day intensive course on Social Media Writing. Through a balance of short lectures with lots of writing exercises, the class will cover…

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Columbia Journalism School: Reporting Safely in Crisis Zones

Covering crisis presents some of the biggest challenges in the profession. The wrong move can kill someone, including yourself. Reporters must make quick decisions on whether to trust a translator or drive down a dangerous road. This course will show how to operate with caution…

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Techday 2015

TechDay is a massive science fair for startups. Our 400+ exhibitors have the opportunity to show off their companies to thousands of consumers, the highest caliber investors, hordes of press, the most sought after talent, and the greatest pool of tech enthusiasts looking to celebrate…

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Social Venture Institute / Hudson Valley

SVI Hudson Valley is no ordinary experience: a weekend of profound problem solving, visioning and connecting, all in the inspired setting of one of the world’s premier educational retreat centers. Think of it as an ad hoc advisory board. With depth. For social entrepreneurs and…

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