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UNICEF partners with Singularity University

UNICEF partners with Singularity University

A new partnership between the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and Singularity University (SU) will result in UNICEF and SU collaborating to work with academia, government, and the Silicon Valley business community to create transformative technologies that will save and improve the lives of the most vulnerable children and women in developing countries. “UNICEF works […]

UNICEF on the business of empowering children through technology

UNICEF on the business of empowering children through technology

UNICEF Innovation Co-Lead, Christopher Fabian speaks as part of a panel on how technology can empower children in the developing world and the role of business in this. Presented by Hugh Muir of the Guardian, the panel includes Renee Wittemyer, head of social impact at Intel, Gavin Paterson, managing director atYellobric and Giulia D’Amico, vice president […]

UNICEF Innovations at Core 77 2013 Design Awards

We are excited to see UNICEF Innovation work being recognized at the Core 77 Design Awards 2013, Social Impact in both student and professional categories. Core 77 Design Awards recognises excellence in all areas of design enterprise and the Social Impact category acknowledges projects specifically designed to directly benefit social, humanitarian, community or […]

Job opportunity: UNICEF Malawi Innovation Lead

Job opportunity: UNICEF Malawi Innovation Lead

Apply now for an exciting chance to lead Innovation in Malawi. DUTY STATION: UNICEF Lilongwe, Malawi Level: L3 Duration: 364 days Title: T4D Coordinator PURPOSE OF POST: T4D coordinator will coordinate and launch various T4D initiatives for UNICEF Malawi (based on both RapidSMS and CommCare Platforms). The T4D coordinator will […]

Design for UNICEF: Innovations in Emergencies

We are very excited to announce that ITP, the US Fund for UNICEF, and the UNICEF Innovation Team will collaborate on a small set of grants for ITP students working on innovations in emergency response. We’re looking for student submissions that highlight the potential for innovative systems, technologies, or communications approaches to streamline or […]