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100+

PROJECTS, FROM FILM FESTIVALS

TO FOOD PRODUCTS,

CATALYZED PER YEAR

Our mission is to inspire students from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to seek innovative ways to solve real-world problems. 

We serve students from across Yale’s campus through programs, funding, and mentoring: whether you have a big idea you’re ready to build on or just want to explore the tools of innovation, we can help you get there.

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Cami Samuels

WE@Yale Women Innovators Series: Cami Samuels

Join WE@Yale to hear from Cami Samuels, who currently serves on the board of Iris, Unity (UBX), and XCaliber – and previously served on the board of several other Venrock companies including Corvidia (sold to Novo Nordisk), Spirox (acquired by Stryker via Entellus) and RegenXBIO (RGNX).

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Kelewele

Kelewele is a cultural lifestyle brand reimagining plantains in its commitment to connect the African diaspora through food, culture and innovation.

1424

Office Hours

Sessions Held Last Year

“One of my mentors dared me to think bigger; I kept my plan small because I did not think that I could raise enough money to start my company, but I have learned now that my project can work best on a larger scale.”

-student program participant

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$956,036

TOTAL FUNDING

AWARDED

Funding recipients include event organizers, musicians, artists, researchers, club leaders, startup founders, and more from across Yale’s campus.

Tsai CITY’s core funds offer grants of up to $3000 to help students realize ideas of all kinds.

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