Author: Dana Zucker

How one question with many answers solves the equation

How one question with many answers solves the equation

By Dana Zucker and Angelica Gustilo Ong Start by googling “number of women in technology.” You probably got results like: “The stats on women in tech are actually getting worse,” and “Women in tech: the numbers don’t add up”. Disappointing —of course. Now imagine that instead you saw: “3 out […]

Tigo and UNICEF Tanzania signing MOU extending their successful partnership

Tanzania Extends Successful Partnership with Mobile Provider Tigo

On Tuesday, 24 November, UNICEF Tanzania signed an MOU with mobile network operator Tigo. This MOU extends Tigo’s support of UNICEF Tanzania’s work to improve the lives of children using mobile technologies. The 2016-2018 partnership includes financial and in-kind contributions worth about TZS $ 354,625,172 (USD $165,000). These contributions will be used to […]

U-Report Reaches 1 Million Registered Users Worldwide

UNICEF’s U-Report Reaches 1 Million Registered Users Worldwide

1 million voices cannot be ignored. Today 1 million people from 15 countries across the world joined hands to become agents of social change in their communities. These 1 million people stepped forward to no longer be passive recipients of social services but become active participants in the national and […]

UPSHIFT Workshop Day 3: Certificates © UNICEF/Innovations Lab Kosovo/UPSHIFTWorkshop/NjomzaKadriu/March2015

How can we motivate youth to be agents of social change?

By Dana Zucker, Communications Lead: UNICEF Innovation.  I’ve just returned from Kosovo where the UNICEF Innovations Lab Kosovo, in partnership with local NGO Peer Educators Network (PEN), successfully and impressively completed their second weekend-long UPSHIFT: Social Impact Workshop. UPSHIFT is the cornerstone activity in the Lab’s By Youth For Youth […]