Johns Hopkins SAIS to host "Becoming a Highly Successful Entrepreneur: A Conversation with Jeff Raider" of Warby Parker on Thursday, April 6, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY
 
“Becoming a Highly Successful Entrepreneur: A Conversation with Jeff Raider,” will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
 
Jeff Raider is an alumnus of Johns Hopkins SAIS and the co-founder of two retail companies: Warby Parker, which offers “designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially-conscious businesses,” and Harry’s Inc., which manufactures and sells razor blades and grooming products to brands and consumers all over the world. Raider, who graduated from the school in 2004, will discuss key steps during his journey from student to entrepreneur. A Q&A with the audience will follow.
 
This event is co-sponsored by the International Finance Club.
 
Speaker
Jeff Raider
Cofounder of Warby Parker and Harry’s Inc.
 
Moderator
Dr. Roger Leeds
Director of the Center for International Business and Public Policy at Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
Time and Date
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
 
Location
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Rome Auditorium
1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
 
Register
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can RSVP through the online registration form. Camera setup will only be permitted from 4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
 
Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
sande100@jhu.edu
 
 
 
 
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For nearly 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
 
For more information, visit sais-jhu.edu or @SAISHopkins
 
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Date: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017