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When:   November 12, 2010 1:00pm-6:00pm
Where:   Unite For Sight headquarters in downtown New Haven (across the street from Yale's Whitney Humanities Center)
Type:   Talk

Global Health Idea Incubator Workshop on November 12

Do you have an idea for a program, project, organization, or research study? Unite For Sight's Founder and CEO will hold a 1/2-day workshop to help you develop and launch your idea. The workshop will focus on effective healthcare delivery and the importance of best practices in global health, successful strategies of social innovation and social entrepreneurship, and mentoring and guidance on how to establish new initiatives and organizations. The workshop will be a small, intimate roundtable forum. 

  • Who: Students and professionals are eligible to apply. Successful applicants will have demonstrated an interest in global health.
  • When: Friday, November 12 (1:00-6:00pm)
  • Where: Unite For Sight headquarters in downtown New Haven (across the street from Yale's Whitney Humanities Center)
  • How to apply: Submit a resume and a short essay (suggested length of 300-500 words) that describes your interest in the workshop and past involvement in global health (if any).  Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis, and the first qualified applicants are accepted.  Complete workshop details and application instructions online at

What Participants Say About The Workshop:

  • "The workshop was well organized. The content was focused and the speaker was excellent. Absolutely enjoyed the afternoon and believe the workshop was well worth the very long train ride."
  • "I think this is a great way to help really revolutionize global health!"
  • "The instructor clearly has a wide range of experience and is inspiring to all who wish to work in the field of global health."
  • "I really loved the way in which material was presented. It was presented in a really engaging manner."
  • "The examples and advice shared were helpful and the forum allowed for wonderful and interesting interaction between the attendees. It was a privilege to be there."
  • "I found the workshop to be outstanding and I truly gained a great deal of information from the instructor and the other participants."
  • "I learned a great deal about what has worked and what has failed, in terms of global health. I found this particularly interesting because it was the first time I have ever seen such a comprehensive case study of the sort. I now have a better understanding of where the field is heading and where it is steering away from."
  • "Excellent review of foreseeable and less obvious barriers to care. Great small group discussion and participation from members. Fantastic afternoon."
  • "The examples were all great! So much information!"

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