Past Event

The Business of Saving Lives: Innovation, Implementation and Scale-up

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Tue, May 7 2013 - 6:00pm

Jane Chen, Co-founder and CEO, Embrace Innovations; Fellow, TED; Fellow, Echoing Green

Chen and her team wanted to save premature and low-birth-weight babies living in the developing world without access to incubators. From the design of the life-saving technology to its adoption, Chen explains how the Embrace Infant Warmer is helping babies and mothers in countries including India, China, Somalia, Zambia, Uganda, Mexico, Guatemala and soon Afghanistan.

MLFs: International Relations/Health & Medicine
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $20 non-members, $8 members, $7 students
Program Organizer: Karen Keefer
Also know: In association with NorCal Peace Corps Assocation