2018 National Public Health Week

April 11 & 12, 2018
Hofstra University

National Public Health Week is an opportunity to educate the local community about the Challenge topic, as well as what entrepreneurship is and how it can be used to solve community health issues. This event joined a series of national events that focuses on healthy communities. 

Following a community breakfast, the Challenge hosted a keynote address titled, “Intersection of Entrepreneurship and Community Health.” The audience also participated in an interactive presentation by two healthcare startups.

Keynote Speaker: 
Nisha Masharani, Product Manager at Google


Featured Pitches:

– Luis Romo, CEO, PurpleSun
– Britt Martin and Jenn Kim, Founders, Food Period

Special thanks to New York State Senators John E. Brooks and J. Kemp Hannon for providing opening remarks.

Photos by Philip Hinds, Hofstra University