School of Medicine


2018 10:56:35 AM

Sunyoung Kim, founder of Chosen Diagnostics Inc, was selected by the State Department and Small Business Administration in Washington DC to be one of the 300 US delegates to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad India. A LSU Health spin-out company, Chosen Diagnostics provides diagnostic tests that can personalize and improve infant health. GES serves as a link between governments and the private sector and champions new opportunities for investment. Over 1000 delegates from 150 countries attended the meeting in Hyderabad, India from November 28-30, 2017. Participants are picked for their ability to catalyze innovation, investment, and mentoring. The focus of this eighth annual summit was supporting women entrepreneurs, addressing some of the most intractable global challenges, and fostering economic growth globally. Ivanka Trump headlined the United States delegation and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed the delegation from the host country.