NEW YORK – March 20, 2015 – Clean Water for Everyone (CWFE) has been selected to pitch at the Unite for Sight 12th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale University on March 28-29, 2015. After four rounds of rigorous vetting, CWFE will compete as a semifinalist for the GHIC Innovation prize. The Semifinalist Round will involve a 2 minute presentation on March 29, after which the judges will select six finalists.
About GHIC Innovation Prize
The Innovation Prize is a $10,000 and a $5,000 cash prize that is awarded to the two best social impact pitches that are presented at the 2015 Global Health & Innovation Conference. All conference registrants — both students and professionals, and both non-profit and for-profit organizations — are eligible to apply for the Innovation Prize. The Innovation Prize supports outstanding early-stage and start-up ideas, programs, and organizations that are locally developed and locally-responsible. The winner will receive the $10,000 cash prize, and the runner-up will receive the $5,000 cash prize.
About The Global Health & Innovation Conference
The Global Health & Innovation Conference annually convenes more than 2,200 participants from all 50 states and more than 55 countries. The conference participants bring experience from a wide variety of disciplines, and include students, nurses, doctors, policy-makers, nonprofit directors and volunteers, public health professionals, health educators, community health workers, researchers, social scientists, social workers, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, teachers, lawyers, and business executives. The goal of the conference is to exchange ideas and best practices across disciplines in order to improve public health and international development. Participants are encouraged to attend presentations in fields that may be outside of their existing expertise so that they can learn about successful strategies in other fields that may be applicable to their own work