Jane Chen - Founder & CEO, Embrace
Monday, March 4th, 2013 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A.E. England Building, Downtown Phoenix Campus
Jane Chen is the co-founder and CEO of Embrace, a social enterprise that aims to help the 20 million premature and low birth weight babies born every year, through a low cost infant warmer. The Embrace Infant Warmer costs a fraction of the price of existing solutions, and is being distributed to clinics throughout India, with pilots in China, Somalia, Zambia, Uganda and soon Afghanistan. Chen has been a TED speaker, and was selected as one of Forbes' Impact 30 in 2011. Chen was also named as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2012, and was featured in Dove's "Real Role Models" campaign. Chen is a TED Fellow, Echoing Green Fellow, and Rainer Arnhold Fellow. Chen holds an MBA from Stanford University and a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University. She holds a BA from Pomona College.
The winners of the 2013 ASU Innovation Challenge will be presented.
For more information about the ASU Innovation Challenge: http://innovationchallenge.asu.edu/
For more information on Embrace Global: http://embraceglobal.org/
Watch her Ted Talk at: http://www.ted.com/talks/jane_chen_a_warm_embrace_that_saves_lives.html
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