CGI U 2013 at Washington University in St. Louis

Student ticket lottery for CGI U’s Opening Plenary session opens March 6

On Friday, April 5, Washington University in St. Louis students will have a unique opportunity to listen to former President Bill Clinton and a panel of new and veteran entrepreneurs share their “Stories of Starting Up” during the Opening Plenary session of the Clinton Global Initiative University’s 2013 meeting at WUSTL.

CGI U will be offering student tickets to the Friday night session, which will take place from 6:30 – 8 p.m. on April 5.  The tickets, available only to currently enrolled students on both the Danforth and Medical campuses, will be distributed through an online lottery.

Interested students can enter the lottery through WebSTAC beginning March 6. The lottery will close Monday, April 1 at 12:00 p.m. Lottery participants will be notified of their status by April 2.

The Opening Plenary session, moderated by President Clinton, will feature the following speakers:

Jack Dorsey, Co-founder and CEO, Square, Inc.; Co-founder and Executive Chairman Twitter, Inc.
William Kamkwamba, Inventor and Writer, “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope”
Salman Khan, Founder and Executive Director, Khan Academy
Zainab Salbi, Writer and Producer, Nida’a AlNissa Productions; Founder, Women for Women International