Social Impact Leadership Series - James Chen, AB ‘82: Setting My Sights

6:30–8:30 pm
Eaton House
5/F Champion Tower
3 Garden Road
Central, Hong Kong


On November 14, join The Hong Kong Jockey Club Programme on Social Innovation for a Social Impact Leadership Series event with James Chen, AB ’82, a Hong Kong–based venture philanthropist with a global outlook. With his campaign Clearly, Chen is on a mission to help the 2.5 billion people around the world who suffer from poor vision to see—and he’s marshalling innovators, start-ups, governments, and NGOs to make it happen.

In this compelling talk, Chen will explore:
• His inspiration for becoming a philanthropist
• Why traditional philanthropy models need to change
• How he plans to reach his ambitious aim of achieving vision correction across the globe

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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Programme on Social Innovation, operated by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, aims to benefit the people of Hong Kong by creating an initiative that strengthens the social sector. The Programme strives to establish a social entrepreneurship and innovation platform to support cross-sector collaboration in Hong Kong among local businesses, universities, and the social service sector, as well as to improve the capacity of NGOs through educational opportunities and by connecting community members with meaningful opportunities to give back. A range of opportunities, including scholarships to Chicago Booth’s Executive MBA Programme and Executive Education courses, will be provided under the Programme.