VisionSpring Founders New Book, Dare to Matter, Invites Readers to Make a Difference in the World, Starting Now

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VisionSpring announced today that its founder Dr Jordan Kassalow is releasing a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwkensingtonbookscom2Fbookaspx2F37682ampesheet51971431ampnewsitemid20190417005994amplanenUSampanchorDaretoMatter3AYourPathtoMakingaDifferenceNowampindex1ampmd5d39cdf77650cf87050c303d66ad1ed2a relnofollowiDare to Matter Your Path to Making a Difference Nowia a new book that reveals his journey to integrating realworld responsibilities with a desire to create social change In it he invites readers to start here now and in their own way pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p As we gather with family and friends for Passover Easter and ShabeBarat iDare to Matteri ignites and advances a lifelong conversation to help us move from thought to action Coauthored with Rabbi Jennifer Krause it inspires readers of all ages faiths and backgrounds to discover the focal point of their lives and pave their own path to making a difference in the world Krause shares No people is truly free unless all people can realize their full human potential p p The soulful and pragmatic approach in this remarkable book has garnered praise from former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright social justice and philanthropy leader Darren Walker of Ford Foundation and disruptive entrepreneur and cofounder of Warby Parker Neil Blumenthal p p Bestselling writer Walter Isaacson describes iDare to Matteri as a stirring hopeful reflection on life faith legacy meaning and love that will guide and encourage you to try just a little bit harder to let your reach exceed your grasp as you find your way to make a difference at home and in the world p p I was lucky to identify my path to bring together personal meaning and social purpose early as a 23yearold optometry studentbut that doesnt mean the journey has been straightforward said Kassalow This book covers all of the hiccups detours deadends and lifechanging experiences that shaped my path and questions I asked myself to get to what matters most p p Jordan Kassalows particular path started with his observation that for many a pair of glasses is the only thing standing between them and an education a job or even basic safety To open a world of earning and learning for 25 billion people globally who need but dont have eyeglasses Jordan founded the social enterprise VisionSpring p p Now a social impact unicorn VisionSpring has unlocked 118 billion dollars of income earning potential for 55 million people living on less than 4 per day p p iDare to Matter Your Path to Making a Difference Nowi is available immediately via Amazon Kindle The hardcover is available for presale and comes out April 30 through Barnes amp Noble IndieBound iBooks Amazon and other book stores Fifteen percent of net sales proceeds will benefit VisionSpring More information on iDare to Matteri is available at a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fbitly2FDareToMatterPreOrderampesheet51971431ampnewsitemid20190417005994amplanenUSampanchorhttp3A2F2Fbitly2FDareToMatterPreOrderampindex2ampmd5bcd827e22f78682a3868f8efff830420 relnofollowhttpbitlyDareToMatterPreOrdera p p bAbout Jordan Kassalowb p p Jordan Kassalow is the founder of VisionSpring EYElliance the Global Health Policy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations and a partner at a leading optometry practice in Manhattan p p bAbout Jennifer Krauseb p p Jennifer Krause is a rabbi author speaker and member of the Council on Foreign Relations Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative p p bAbout VisionSpringb p p VisionSpringbbis the pioneering international social enterprise accelerating the uptake of affordable eyeglasses in emerging and frontier markets Through the proliferation of eyeglasses VisionSpring has generated more than 1 billion in economic impact for very low income households Learn more ata referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fwwwvisionspringorgampesheet51971431ampnewsitemid20190417005994amplanenUSampanchorwwwvisionspringorgampindex3ampmd56358354c9fbcc4936520b5a4efe574f0 relnofollowwwwvisionspringorga p p p pimg referrerpolicyunsafeurl alt srchttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidbwnewsampsty20190417005994r1ampsidweb02ampdistronxamplangen stylewidth0height0span classbwct31415p

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