Wed, Oct 28 | Virtual

Innovation, Social Impact and Leadership Lessons on Resilience

Join Jane Chen, Co-Founder & CEO of Embrace Innovations, for an interactive discussion on the design thinking process, a powerful framework for innovation. Jane will help participants to envision the current situation as an opportunity for growth and positive social change, rather than as a crisis.
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Innovation, Social Impact and Leadership Lessons on Resilience

Time & Location

Oct 28, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
Virtual

About the Event

Now more than ever, we are seeing the importance of finding new ways to lead and create social impact. 

Join Jane Chen, Co-Founder & CEO of Embrace Innovations, for an interactive discussion on the design thinking process, a powerful framework for innovation. She will illustrate how she used the design thinking process to create the Embrace incubator, and the impact it has made in saving over thousands of babies around the world.

Jane will share the key leadership lessons she has learned over the last decade, particularly while working in extreme conditions -- lessons about resilience and optimism which are particularly applicable during this time in history. She will help participants to envision the current situation as an opportunity for growth and positive social change, rather than as a crisis.

Speaker:

Jane Chen is the co-founder & CEO of Embrace Innovations, which developed a ground-breaking infant incubator. The Embrace incubator costs  ~1% of a traditional incubator and is estimated to have saved over 300,000 babies across 22 countries. Jane was most recently featured in Verizon’s #FUTURIST Series.  Embrace has been featured in global media including the New York Times, CNN,  Newsweek, the Guardian and ABC's 20/20.

Jane was selected as one of Forbes' Impact 30 and as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Jane is a TED Fellow, Echoing Green Fellow, and Rainer Arnhold Fellow. She is a recipient of the Economist Innovation Award and Fast Company Innovation Award. She has also been recognized as Social Entrepreneur of the Year by the World Economic Forum.

Hosts:

Petra Chequer, Managing Partner, Ethos 8; Managing Director, Alliance of Chief Executives Jill Hetherington, SVP Business Development, ABD Insurance & Financial Services

Karen Clarkson, Vice President, Client Strategy, Ricoh USA, Inc.

Nicole DeMeo, Founder, Outfront Solutions

Rika Nakazawa, CEO and Co-founder, BoardSeatMeet, Inc.

Lata Setty, First Founding LP, Investor & Deal Flow Advisor, How Women Invest

Subha Ranjana, CEO, Biarca

Adimika Arthur, Executive Director, HealthTech for Medicaid (HT4M)

Monica Pal, Advisor, PHAB Service Stars

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