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    Ali Velshi

    Global Affairs & Economics Analyst; Former Host of “Ali Velshi on Target” on Al Jazeera America

    Ali Velshi is an award-winning journalist who hosted “Ali Velshi On Target” on Al Jazeera America, covering the presidential campaign, ISIL, the refugee crisis, the Iran deal, Russia/NATO tensions and Greece’s debt crisis, among other global affairs and economic issues. Before that, Velshi was CNN’s chief business correspondent, and authored two finance books.

    Holding a B.A and an honorary Doctorate from Canada’s Queen’s University, Velshi is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and serves on the Boards of the X-Prize Foundation, Seeds of Peace and the Chicago History Museum. He volunteers weekly with New York’s homeless outreach program.

    Past Events

    Tuesday, Oct 9 2012

    Tuesday, Oct 18 2016

    7 PM

    Being a successful entrepreneur isn’t easy. It requires a great deal of grit, inspiration, motivation and a little bit of luck. Rome wasn’t built... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Cadillac Palace Theatre

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