Tag: Chris Fabian

UNICEF partners with Nairobi University for a Successful Nairobi Innovation Week 2016

UNICEF partners with Nairobi University for a Successful Nairobi Innovation Week 2016

By Daisy Serem and Minu Limbu NAIROBI, Kenya, 5 August 2016 – In East Africa, Kenya is a growing hub for startups and young entrepreneurs. At the heart of it all is Nairobi, the capital city, which has been named by CNN as the most intelligent city in Africa for two years […]

How one question with many answers solves the equation

How one question with many answers solves the equation

By Dana Zucker and Angelica Gustilo Ong Start by googling “number of women in technology.” You probably got results like: “The stats on women in tech are actually getting worse,” and “Women in tech: the numbers don’t add up”. Disappointing —of course. Now imagine that instead you saw: “3 out […]

Corrections and Emendations from Nethope

Corrections and Emendations from Nethope

Fredrik Winses, Director of Global Programs for Nethope, was kind enough to write back to my earlier blog post, correcting some specific wording that I had taken issue with.  I really appreciate this; it’s the type of constructive dialogue on which the internet, UNICEF’s Innovation work, and the open-source communities […]

How to get education technology right

How to get education technology right

The original article was published on Devex on 6 April, 2016. Written by Jeff Tyson. To read the complete article, click here.  Technology and education are colliding like never before, and educators and policymakers are struggling to make sense of what it all means for the future of learning. Increasingly, […]

Drone at Sunset

A- FOR CHRIS & ERICA’S 2015 PREDICTIONS

2015 was  the third consecutive year Innovation Unit Co-leads Erica Kochi and Chris Fabian published their predictions for the 8 trends to watch in innovation and development. A fairly new addition to the team, I was asked to independently evaluate in retrospect how accurate their anticipations turned out to be. […]