Tag: Chile

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Maria-Luisa (Lucha) Sotomayor

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Maria-Luisa (Lucha) Sotomayor

Maria-Luisa (Lucha) Sotomayor , U-Report Coordination Associate, Chile. Tell us a bit about your background. I’m Chilean. I studied literature & language, and then mastered in Latin American literature. When I was in University I was very active in participation and community engagement: Chile is a country with big inequity issues and […]

WELCOME! BIENVENIDOS!

WELCOME! BIENVENIDOS!

Last week, the message from the Chile Country Office and Socialab staff was loud and clear: “We are so excited that AquaPallet and Instanet are arriving! We are ready to get to work and make their vision an even more concrete reality!” [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jfa_k2nkek] The teams arrive in Chile for the […]

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 […]

9 Innovators to Watch: Julian Ugarte

This week we are proud to introduce you to Julian Ugarte who is part of our 9 to Watch series – a set of interviews that highlights 9 incredible innovators from around the world. Julian Ugarte’s enthusiasm about the future is absolutely infectious. He’s a true leader, deeply passionate about […]

Una Manera No Tradicional Para Cambiar el Mundo

Una Manera No Tradicional Para Cambiar el Mundo

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2w8jgMGESg] ¿Cuántos de nosotros queremos realmente llegar a una sala de conferencias durante un sábado para ver una presentación de 50 diapositivas sobre el acceso e inclusión para los niños excluidos y vulnerables de la calle? ¡El mejor sábado de tu vida! O quizás no. Pero toma ese mismo tema […]