Unite For Sight's Global Health Speaking Engagements

Unite For Sight’s speakers have an unparalleled ability to inspire and motivate audiences to make an impact in the world. Unite For Sight’s expert speakers give presentations at high schools, universities, conferences, leadership institutes, and businesses. Presentation topics range from global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship, to global health education, training volunteers, and eye care. 

If you are interested in inviting a speaker to your university, please find complete details and instructions online at http://www.uniteforsight.org/about-us/invite-speaker.

Spring 2013

Villanova University

Thursday, April 4 (5:00pm): Praxis Award in Professional Ethics given to Jennifer Staple-Clark

Dickinson College

Monday, April 15 (7:00-8:00pm): "Reaching the Poorest of the Poor," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)

Friday, April 12 (11:00am-12:00pm): "Strategies for Rural Clinics: How to Reach More Than 65,000 Rural Patients Per Year," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Friends Eye Centre, Ghana

Middlebury College

Thursday, April 18: "Strategies for Rural Clinics: How to Reach More Than 65,000 Rural Patients Per Year," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Friends Eye Centre, Ghana

Colgate University

Wednesday, April 17: "Strategies for Rural Clinics: How to Reach More Than 65,000 Rural Patients Per Year," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Friends Eye Centre, Ghana

Fall 2012

Columbia University

Thursday, November 15 (8:00pm): "Reaching the Poorest of the Poor," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

Northwestern University

Monday, November 12 (8:00-9:00pm): "Strategies for Rural Clinics: How to Reach More Than 65,000 Rural Patients Per Year," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Friends Eye Centre, Ghana

University of Pennsylvania

Friday, November 16 (12:00pm): "Reaching the Poorest of the Poor," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

Sunday, November 18 (3:00pm): University of Pennsylvania Second Annual International Development Conference with Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Friends Eye Centre, Ghana

University of Illinois at Chicago

Tuesday, November 13 (6:00pm): "Reaching the Poorest of the Poor," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

Cornell University

Wednesday, November 15 (5:00pm): "Reaching the Poorest of the Poor," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

Spring 2012

Northwestern University

Monday, April 23 (7:00-9:00pm): "Reaching the Poorest of the Poor," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)

Thursday, April 26 (12:45pm): "Reaching the Poorest of the Poor," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

Saint Louis University

Tuesday, April 24 (7:00pm): "Ensuring Better Health, Education, and Livelihood with Community Eye Care," Sarang Samal, Founder, Kalinga Eye Hospital, India

Wellesley College

Monday, April 23 (12:45pm): "Strategies for Rural Clinics: How to Reach More Than 65,000 Rural Patients Per Year," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Friends Eye Centre, Ghana

University of Washington

Wednesday, April 18: "Strategies for Rural Clinics: How to Reach More Than 65,000 Rural Patients Per Year," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Friends Eye Centre, Ghana

Fall 2011

University of Connecticut School of Medicine/Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Wednesday, August 31 (10:00am-12:00pm): "Global Health Delivery Strategies," Rachel Turkel, Program Manager, Unite For Sight

Princeton University

Wednesday, October 19 (7:00-8:30pm) at 219 Aaron Burr Hall: "Strategies for Rural Clinics: How to Reach More Than 65,000 Rural Patients Per Year," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Arizona State University

Wednesday, October 19 (7:00-8:30pm) at Life Sciences Center A, Tempe: "Unite For Sight Global Health Night," Michael Gyasi, Ophthalmologist, North Western Eye Centre, Ghana

University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Monday, October 24 (5:45-6:45pm) at Room 101 - the Harvard Room: "Reaching the Poorest of the Poor," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

University of Maryland

Monday, October 31 (7:00-8:00pm) at Nyumburu Cultural Center Multi Purpose Room 0130: "Reaching the Poorest of the Poor," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

Bowdoin College

Monday, October 31 (7:00-8:00pm at McKeen Center Banister 106): "Unite For Sight," Rachel Turkel, Program Manager, Unite For Sight

Columbia University

Wednesday, November 2 (7:00-8:30pm) at Pupin Hall of Columbia's Morningside Campus (near 120th Street and Broadway): "Global Health and Development: Through the Eyes of a Ghanaian Ophthalmologist," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

University of Virginia

Thursday, November 10 (8:30-9:30pm) in the Chemistry Building Lecture Hall Room 304: "Strategies for Rural Clinics: How to Reach More Than 65,000 Rural Patients Per Year," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Spring 2011

Yale School of Public Health

Monday, January 10: "Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Thursday, March 10: "Successful Approaches for Starting a Global Health NGO," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

Swarthmore College

Friday, March 18: "Quality Global Health Programs," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

Brandeis University

Wednesday, April 13 (12:00-1:00pm): "Reaching the Poorest of the Poor," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

Boston University School of Medicine

Wednesday, April 13 (3:00-4:00pm): "Reaching the Poorest of the Poor," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

Wellesley College

Wednesday, April 13 (5:30-6:30pm): "Reaching the Poorest of the Poor," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana and "Health Education Strategies in Rural Villages" by Ernest Awiti, Optometrist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

Washington University at St. Louis

Wednesday, April 13 (4:30-5:30pm): "Strategies for Rural Clinics: How to Reach More Than 65,000 Rural Patients Per Year," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Saint Louis University

Wednesday, April 13 (7:00-8:00pm): "Strategies for Rural Clinics: How to Reach More Than 65,000 Rural Patients Per Year," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Brown University

Thursday, April 14 (4:00-5:00pm): "Reaching the Poorest of the Poor," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana and "Health Education Strategies in Rural Villages" by Ernest Awiti, Optometrist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

Williams College

Monday, April 18:"Strategies for Rural Clinics: How to Reach More Than 65,000 Rural Patients Per Year," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana and "Health Education Strategies in Rural Villages" by Ernest Awiti, Optometrist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

Fulbright Science and Technology Seminar in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Wednesday, May 18: "Innovation & Outcomes: Understanding and Maximizing Real Impact," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

Fall 2010

Brown University

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Thursday, October 7, 2010 (4:00-5:00pm) at RI Hall, 208 Main Green: "Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

Tufts University School of Medicine

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010 (12:00-1:00pm) at Sackler Building Room 316, 145 Harrison Ave, Boston: "Perspectives on Global Health From The Only Ophthalmologist For 2 Million People," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Boston University School of Medicine

3

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 (5:00-6:00pm) at Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E. Concord St, Boston MA: "Insight into Eyesight and Global Health," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Boston University

3

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 (7:00-8:00pm) at Photonics Room 206, 8 Saint Mary's Street, Boston: "Insight into Eyesight and Global Health," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Mount Holyoke College

3

Thursday, October 14, 2010 (4:15-5:30pm) at Kendade 305, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley: "Perspectives on Global Health From The Only Ophthalmologist For 2 Million People," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

University of Illinois at Chicago

3

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 (6:30-7:30pm) at Cardinal Room of Student Center East 750 South Haslted Street, Chicago): "Global Health and Unite For Sight in Ghana," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

University of Louisville

3

Tuesday, October 19, 2010: "Perspectives on Global Health From The Only Ophthalmologist For 2 Million People," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Pennsylvania State University

3

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 (7:30-8:30pm) at Hosler Building Room 026, University Park: "Perspectives on Global Health From The Only Ophthalmologist For 2 Million People," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Winter and Spring 2010

Mount Holyoke College

3

Friday, February 5, 2010: "Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

 

Yale University Ivy Leadership Summit

4

Saturday, February 27, 2010: "Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

 

Yale University

4

Saturday, March 27, 2010: "Panel at Celebrating Yale Women Conference: Uncommon Women Working for the Common Good Panel," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

 

Yale University Unite For Sight Global Health & Innovation Conference

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Saturday, April 17, 2010: "Sight Restoration, an Essential Ingredient for Health Promotion," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

"Eliminating Preventable Blindness in Norther Ghana" Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

"Managing the African Glaucomas: Should We Incise or Instill?" Michael Gyasi, Ophthalmologist, North Western Eye Centre, Ghana

"Presentation Patterns of Glaucoma in Rural and Urban Ghana" Michael Gyasi, Ophthalmologist, North Western Eye Centre, Ghana

 

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Sunday, April 18, 2010: "Investing in Local Social Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries" Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

 

Haverford College

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Monday, April 19, 2010: "Global Health and Unite For Sight in Ghana," James Clarke, Ophthalmologist, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

 

Princeton University

1

Friday, April 23, 2010: "Responsible Social Entrepreneurship," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

 

 

Fall 2009

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, World Poverty Action Week

  • Monday, September 21, 2009: "Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

7:30pm, Wednesday, September 30, 2009 (Location: MIT, Rm 66-110): "Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

 

New York University School of Medicine

Thursday, October 8, 2009, 6:00 PM: "Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

 

The Jenzabar Foundation's "Best in Class Conference", Endicott College, Beverly, MA

Saturday, October 17, 2009: "Title To Be Announced," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

 

University of Houston College of Optometry, Houston, TX

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 12pm: "Perspectives on Global Health From The Only Ophthalmologist For 2 Million People," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 8pm (Rudder Room 504): "Perspectives on Global Health From The Only Ophthalmologist For 2 Million People," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Loyola University, Chicago, IL

Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 6pm (Location: Dumbach Room 227): "Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, Keynote Address at American Medical Student Association Conference

Friday, October 23, 2009 at 4pm (Location: The Lurie Building, 303 E. Superior St.): "Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Wednesday, October 28, 2009: "Perspectives on Global Health From The Only Ophthalmologist For 2 Million People," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona

Monday, November 2, 2009: "Perspectives on Global Health From The Only Ophthalmologist For 2 Million People," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina

Thursday, November 5, 2009: "Perspectives on Global Health From The Only Ophthalmologist For 2 Million People," Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Monday, November 16, 2009: Duke Conversations - "Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight

Yale School of Management, New Haven, CT

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 6pm (Location: 52 Hillhouse Avenue): Panelist for “Innovative Models for Mission-Driven Organizations,” Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight