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Breakthrough Innovations Transform Lives and Enhance Communities | Media Planet

Original article: Breakthrough Innovations Transform Lives and Enhance Communities By Rajesh Anandan, Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and UNICEF Ventures Published on Media Planet on June 30, 2014 Access to technology is revolutionizing our lives, health and world. Driverless cars to take us to work. Delivery drones to drop off our groceries. Heads-up […]

Interview with First 72 Hours Challenge Winners Part 2: Team Instanet

Interview with First 72 Hours Challenge Winners Part 2: Team Instanet

As the excitement builds, Mac (Glovinsky, Lead of Innovation in Humanitarian Action) pulled the Instanet team away from Midsummer celebrations in Sweden to share their thoughts about Instanet as a force for change, and their expectations for their upcoming visit to Chile. As always, their optimism and positive attitudes were impressive. Read […]

Can Innovation Labs for Reducing Poverty Embrace Failure? | OZY

From: Can Innovation Labs for Reducing Poverty Embrace Failure? By Pooja Bhatia Originally published in Ozy on June 14, 2014. Tech and startup principles aren’t just for struggling business anymore — nowadays they’re popping up at poverty-reduction outfits, too. Incubators, design hubs and entities with similarly avant-garde-y names have lately […]

Made with Code champions creativity, girls, and code

Today less than 1% of girls major in computer science yet many of the jobs of the future lie in this area. Made with Code is an initiative to champion creativity, girls, and code, all at once. The movement is designed to do three things: to inspire girls by celebrating […]

Live webcast of New York Activate Talk today at 1:30pm EST

Live webcast of New York Activate Talk today at 1:30pm EST

Innovative Approaches to Advocate for Child Rights New York City, United Nations Headquarters | June 10, 2014 Watch this talk live here. UNICEF will convene an Activate Talk at United Nations Headquarters, as a side-event to “Contributions of Human Rights and the Rule of Law in the post-2015 Development Agenda” […]