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Fuqua School of Business, Dansby Classroom

100 Fuqua Drive

Durham, North Carolina 27708

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Join the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) as Dr. Jordan Kassalow speaks about his book, "Dare to Matter: Your Path to Making a Difference Now. "

We all want to make the world a better place, but with busy, demanding lives, most of us struggle with the where, when, and how. Dr. Jordan Kassalow, founder of VisionSpring, the groundbreaking venture that has restored eyesight and hope to millions of people across the globe, has the answers. Join us for a sneak peek of Jordan's book as he shares his personal story of integrating real-world responsibilities with his desire to make a difference and gain some practical advice to establish your own path to making a difference.

This event will be followed by a reception in Davis Meeting Room.

Jordan Kassalow is an eye doctor, social entrepreneur, and author. He is the founder of VisionSpring, the co-founder of EYElliance, and a Partner at Drs. Farkas, Kassalow, Resnick, & Associates. Jordan also founded the Global Health Policy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations and co-founded Scojo New York. Prior to his position at the Council, he served as Director of the River Blindness Division at Helen Keller International. Jordan is a fellow of Draper Richards Kaplan, Skoll, Ashoka, and is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. He was named one of Schwab Foundation’s 2012 Social Entrepreneurs, was the inaugural winner of the John P. McNulty Prize, and was recognized in Forbes Impact 30. VisionSpring has been internationally recognized by the Skoll Foundation, the Aspen Institute, and the World Bank; is a three-time winner of Fast-Company's Social Capitalist Award; and a winner of Duke University’s Enterprising Social Innovation Award. Additionally, he co-authored Dare to Matter: Your Path to Making a Difference Now. Jordan earned a Doctor of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry (NECO), received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from NECO in 2016, and a Fellowship in Preventive Ophthalmology and Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins.



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