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Dear Friend of Unite For Sight,

We hope to see you at 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, education, 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 speakers.

The registration rate increases after October 10.  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
         "Leveraging People and Partnerships for Country-Led Health Solutions," 
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
         "Business as Unusual: Using Business to Change Lives," Tamra Ryan, 
CEO, Women's Bean Project
"The Undervalued and Oft Forgotten Key to Scaling Successful Enterprises: 
Strong Back-office Systems," Jennie Calhoun, People Operations Director, One 
Acre Fund
         "Great Organizational Culture: How to Build it and Why It's 
Important," Gemma Mortenson, Executive Director, Crisis Action
         "Using the Social Entrepreneurial Lens to Evaluate Opportunities in 
Indian Healthcare,"Zeena Johar, Founder & CEO, SughaVazhvu Healthcare

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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