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Theme: Investing in Opportunity Managing for Risk

This event occurred on
December 6, 2016
6:00pm - 7:30pm EST
(UTC -5hrs)
Wilmington, Delaware
United States

This TEDxWilmingtonSalon features three speakers who will talk about investing in opportunity and managing for risk.

The Soda House, Hagley Museum & Library
200 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, Delaware, 19807
United States
Event type:
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Atnre Alleyne

Founding Executive Director, Delaware Campaign for Achievement Now (CAN)
Atnre Alleyne is the founding Executive Director of the Delaware Campaign for Achievement Now (CAN), an education advocacy organization. Prior to launching CAN, Atnre was a Director at the Delaware Department of Education where he led policy and research efforts to pertaining to teacher and leader effectiveness. Atnre is the founder of TeenSHARP, an organization that prepares students of color in Delaware, Philadelphia, and New Jersey for top colleges. He holds B.A. (economics) and M.P.A. degrees from Rutgers University-Camden and an M.A. in political science from the University of Delaware. Atnre lives in Wilmington with his wife Tatiana and daughter Zoryana. He blogs regularly at fiercelyurgent.com.

Dune Thorne

Founder/Chair of the Board, Invest in Girls
Dune Thorne is a partner, portfolio manager and head of the Boston office at Brown Advisory, where she helps families and nonprofits develop financial and investment plans to align with their long-term goals. Dune was honored as one of the 2013 World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders and serves on the Sustainable Investing task force for the WEF. She was also honored as one of the Top 50 Women in Wealth by AdvisorOne in 2011 and was a recipient of Boston Business Journal's Emerging Leader Award in 2011. Dune is the founder and chair of the board of Invest in Girls; a trustee and investment committee member for Milton Academy and the deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum; serves on the investment committee for Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts and The Lincoln Nursery School; and is a member of Golden Seeds LP Advisory Committee, Tiger 21 and Women Moving Millions. Dune earned her BA at Dartmouth and MBA from Harvard Business School.

Janice E Nevin

President/CEO Christiana Health Company
Janice E. Nevin, M.D., MPH, is President and CEO of Christiana Care Health System, the largest health system in Delaware. A visionary and collaborative health care leader, Dr. Nevin is pioneering value-based care to ensure optimal health outcomes in ways patients and families value and can afford. Under her leadership, Christiana Care is one of only 15 major teaching hospitals with Truven Top 100 Hospital rankings in 2015 and 2016 and the only major teaching hospital to earn Truven’s Everest Award consecutively in 2015 and 2016, recognizing the greatest rate of improvement over five years. Becker’s Hospital Review named Dr. Nevin among top Physician Leaders to Know in 2015 and 2016.

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Wilmington, DE, United States