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Job opportunities: Design Coordination Consultant and Consultant Manual Writer and Designer for the Adolescent Kit, NYC

The Adolescent Development and Participation (ADAP) Section in UNICEF’s Programme Division is seeking: Design Coordination Consultant The purpose of this consultancy is to enhance the effectiveness of the Adolescent Kit through planning, design and production activities that leverage UNICEF’s new internal and external resources for innovative and effective design. Start date: 1 […]

Backpacks that save lives – Backpack PLUS on The Huffington Post

Summer is winding down. Store shelves are stocked with notebooks and pencils instead of sunscreen and beach balls. And for most kids, the essential back-to-school purchase is the almighty backpack. If you’re going to carry books and lunch to school, you’d better have something durable — and fashionable! — strapped […]

Global Development Needs Designer Skills (

“Development is being disrupted,” says Raj Kumar, president of DevEx, a site devoted to helping the international development community deliver foreign aid more efficiently and effectively. Beyond the buzz generated by the “social entrepreneurship” and “impact investing” communities, I’ve seen a significant shift coming from traditional aid agencies in the past […]