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15 youth from vulnerable communities experience their very first TEDx event, thanks to partnership between UNICEF Malaysia & TEDxYouth@KL

15 youth from vulnerable communities experience their very first TEDx event, thanks to partnership between UNICEF Malaysia & TEDxYouth@KL

By Sasha Surandran UNICEF Malaysia was one of the supporting partners at this year’s TEDxYouth@KL (www.tedxyouthkl.com), that was held in the greater suburbs of Kuala Lumpur on 12 December 2015. The partnership was established to better enhance the country office’s work with adolescents and youth, especially focused on marginalized communities. As […]

How the United Nations is Using Virtual Reality to Tackle Real-World Problems

How the United Nations is Using Virtual Reality to Tackle Real-World Problems

Original article published 12 October, 2015 on FastCompany. Written by Blake J. Harris. To read the original article, click here.  Though there’s still much to be learned about the power and potential of virtual reality—from the release date of upcoming VR headsets to how this nascent technology will shape entertainment, education, and social interaction—filmmaker Chris Milk has already arrived at […]

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UNICEF Innovation Fund: Program Update

Originally published on the Star Wars website. To read the original article, click here. This is the second update about the Disney and Star Wars™: Force For Change collaboration with UNICEF. Read the first update here. Since Disney and Lucasfilm became founding members of the UNICEF Innovation Fund in 2014, Star Wars: Force For Change […]

Featured on SV Magazine: UNICEF Dream Team

Featured on SV Magazine: UNICEF Dream Team

This article was originally published on the August/ September Edition of SV Magazine, The Spin of Silicon Valley. It was written by Corrine E.Mehigan. To view original article, click here.   For more than 13 years, Blair Palmer has leveraged her knowledge of technological innovations, project implementation, corporate responsibility, stakeholder engagement, and social enterprise programs to empower […]