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CUNY Students Present Project Ideas

CUNY Students Present Project Ideas

Try and fail. Insist on open source. Imagine your project at scale. Make yourself obsolete. Map the middle man. Attentive CUNY students scribbled down these five rules for designing a successful project from Jorge Just, NYU Adjunct Professor and creator of RapidFTR. Just spoke at a Meet & Greet on […]

UNICEF Challenges CUNY Students to Save Lives Globally

UNICEF Challenges CUNY Students to Save Lives Globally

UNICEF Innovation Unit’s Mima Stojanovic writes a blog for the Huffington Post on the integral role that youth and mothers play in saving children’s lives globally. The focus is on Fulfilling the Promise: A CUNY Design for UNICEF Challenge, an inspiring development competition that asks students to come up with […]

Innovation in UNICEF: April 2013

Innovation in UNICEF: April 2013

At UNICEF Innovation, we develop and support solutions that are transformative – at scale – for the world’s most vulnerable children. Where we are today UNICEF Innovation is supporting new approaches to development problems in more than 20 countries today – the majority in sub-Saharan Africa. Country offices with self-identified […]

The New York Times profiles Mwana and mHealth

The New York Times profiles Mwana and mHealth

Tina Rosenberg of the The New York Times today wrote a piece on mHealth: The Benefits of Mobile Health, On Hold. The piece describes the ubiquity of the mobile phone, the promise it holds for health, yet the lack of evidence that still remains in this field. It profiles Mwana […]