Two social entrepreneurs who use their business acumen and energy to help others will be at the Darien Community Association (DCA) on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m.

Anne Wells is the founder of Unite The World With Africa, a social organization that advances health, education and micro finance programs in Tanzania; the Ashe Collection, a retail outlet that builds a marketplace in America for African artisans; and the Unite For Africa youth group (here in Darien) that empowers local youth to become international change agents.

Jessica Hendricks is the founder of The Brave Collection, a line of jewelry designed and handmade by Cambodian artisans. Hendricks' business supports fair-trade artisans and fights human trafficking through a curated collection of authentic pieces.

This event is $10 per person, or free for DCA members. Reservations are requested, and can be made at, or by contacting the DCA at or 203-655-9050. The DCA is located at 274 Middlesex Road.

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