DreamIt Health is an accelerator designed to streamline companies for investment and growth. They have strong connections here in Baltimore including Johns Hopkins University, BioHealth Innovations, the Abell Foundation and many other strategic health partners in the Maryland and DC areas. If you want to come see our Demo Day in mid-May and see our progress, contact us!
The Social Entrepreneurship Institute will draw public health, social entrepreneurship, and education professionals and students for a focused, highly interactive and collaborative institute on quality, effective involvement in global health, social entrepreneurship, and international development. The expert speakers will offer key lessons, mentoring, and guidance about strategies that participants can apply to their work in global health, social entrepreneurship, international development, and education.
Sisu Global Health will attend the December 5th event in New Haven and will potentiallly present its model to the distinguished participants including the President Kagame's adviser for economic development, big data gurus in Africa, and other believers in business for change.
Sisu Global Health's Chief Marketing Officer, Katie Kirsch, will be attending the Social Innovation Summit (SISW) in San Francisco, November 19th and 20th.
SISW is a twice annual event taking place at the United Nations and Silicon Valley, that represents a global convening of black swans and wayward thinkers. Those who are playing at the nexus of technology, investment, philanthropy, international development, and business come together to investigate solutions and catalyze inspired partnerships that are disrupting history.
Sisu Global Health will be featured in USAID's Higher Education Solutions Network's TechCon 2014 this weekend in San Francisco. Come see us at the Innovation Marketplace on Berkeley's campus on Monday, November 10th.
TechCon is a unique convening of researchers and students, entrepreneurs and innovators, field practitioners, and private sector professionals focused on creative approaches to solution ideation, testing, and scaling for international development. TechCon 2014 will bring together these multisectoral stakeholders to energize science and technology solutions for development.
Sisu Global Health was featured in the October edition of Entrepreneur magazine in an article called "3 Student Startups that are Going the Distance". The article features three startups that began in college but have grow their businesses beyond school. You can see the recently released online version here.
Sisu Global Health will be competing for a $500,000 investment prize through the Accelerate Michigan competitions. All 54 semifinalists will be pitching at the summit competition on November 4-6. You can see the full list of semifinalists and more information here.
Inforum, a professional women's alliance, is sponsoring an evening at the J.W. Marriott to explore the meaning and long-term impact of philanthropy - from corporate strategy and social enterprises to next-generation giving.
Sisu Global Health will be featured as the "Next Generation" of philanthropy represented by our CEO, Carolyn Yarina. For more information or to buy tickets, see this link.
Check out this write-up about winning the Saving Lives at Birth grant from Ms. Sarah Schmid
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