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Dear Friend of Unite For Sight,

We warmly invite you to participate in the upcoming 3rd annual Social 
Entrepreneurship Institute <>, which 
will be held on Friday, October 30, 2015, at the Shubert Theater in New Haven, 
Connecticut.  Presented annually by Unite For Sight, the Social 
Entrepreneurship Institute provides mentoring, guidance, and successful 
strategies for participants to apply to their work in global health, social 
entrepreneurship, and international development. In addition to unique 
interactive sessions by leaders in global health and social entrepreneurship, 
the Institute also includes lunch and dinner networking receptions with the 

The registration rate increases after September 30.  Space is limited, and 
early registration is encouraged. Please feel free to forward this announcement 
to others who may be interested in participating.

Social Entrepreneurship Institute
Friday, October 30, 2015
Presented by Unite For Sight
Shubert Theater, New Haven, Connecticut

Keynote Address
         Vanessa Kerry, Chief Executive Officer, Seed Global Health

Moving From Rhetoric to Impact
         "Founding Stories and Funding Glories: Pathways to the Valley of 
Death," Jordan Levy, Chief External Relations Officer, Ubuntu Education Fund
         Bobby Jefferson, Director Informatics, Futures Group
         Taylor Buonocore, Vice President of Philanthropic Investments and 
Talent Development, Born Free​

Growing Effective Programs
         "Everybody Loves a Good Idea, but Great Planning and Execution is What 
Really Counts!" Paul Ellingstad, Director of Human Progress Initiatives, HP 
Corporate Affairs, Hewlett-Packard
         "Strategies for Successful Project Implementation and Growth, and What 
to Avoid Along The Way!" Dean Cycon, Founder and CEO, Dean's Beans Organic 
Coffee Co.
         "From Abroad to Home: How to Take Lessons Learned in the Developing 
World and Apply That to the U.S." Jane Aronson, CEO and President, Worldwide 
Orphans Foundation; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Cornell Weill 
Medical College and Columbia University

Key Strategies in Entrepreneurship
         "The Undervalued and Oft Forgotten Key to Scaling Successful 
Enterprises: Strong Back-office Systems," Jennie Calhoun, People Operations 
Director, One Acre Fund
         "Business as Usual: Using Business to Change Lives," Tamra Ryan, CEO, 
Women's Bean Project
         Gemma Mortenson, Executive Director, Crisis Action

Complete details and the Institute schedule can be seen on the Social 
Entrepreneurship Institute website. <>

Unite For Sight is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit global health delivery organization 
that is free of commercial interests and committed to promoting high-quality 
care for all. The Social Entrepreneurship Institute is presented annually by 
Unite For Sight. SEI 2015 is Unite For Sight's 3rd annual Institute.

Jennifer Staple-Clark
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