Using Innovation to Create Change: Immigration & Asylum

Event date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Event time: 4:00 pm
Location: 
Yale Entrepreneurial Institute (YORK266 ), 3rd Floor See map
254 Elm Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

As part of Yale Women Innovators, World Fellow Baljeet Sandhu, and Dorothy Tegeler, Changemaker in Residence at Dwight Hall will discuss how they see innovation as a tool for impact in the world of immigrant rights and asylum, and their personal journeys as system disrupters. Baljeet Sandhu is a leading UK Human Rights Lawyer, and Founding Director of the Migrant and Refugee Children’s Legal Unit. Dorothy is a graduate of Yale Law School, and co-founder of the Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project (ASAP), which has prevented over 300 deportations of women and children.

Yale Women Innovators is a weekly event series that brings women entrepreneurs and innovators from around the country to share their stories and provide actionable skills training in storytelling and skill-building sessions. Open to all Yale women students, alumni, faculty staff, and community members.

Open to: 
undergraduate