Tag: design

Art Center College of Design partners with UNICEF Mexico – bringing design and technology to issues within international development.

Art Center College of Design partners with UNICEF Mexico – bringing design and technology to issues within international development.

By: Sean Donahue, Elizabeth Chin, and Jaime Archundia Implementing innovation for children requires understanding the complexities and intricacies of a child’s life – what are their needs, interests, and concerns, how do they interact, and in which ecosystems are their actions embedded? Another important question is whether they have access […]

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Tanya Bhandari

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Tanya Bhandari

Tanya Bhandari, Senior Designer, Office of Innovation, UNICEF Tell us a bit about your background. When I was growing up, I wanted to be a veterinarian. Not in the ‘what do you want to be when you grow up’ but in a genuine – “I will study for this” kind […]

Celebrating 70 Years of Innovation at UNICEF through Design

Celebrating 70 Years of Innovation at UNICEF through Design

By Mari Nakano, Design & Interaction Lead, UNICEF Office of Innovation Design has always played its part in supporting the work of UNICEF since its founding after World War II in 1946. The sale of UNICEF’s endearing postcards and greeting cards has been a key source of fundraising for decades, so […]

Colour-coded Labels Improve UNICEF’s Supply Response

Colour-coded Labels Improve UNICEF’s Supply Response

UNICEF has supplied tents, tarpaulins, hygiene kits, medical kits, plastic buckets, school-in-a-box, health kits, and Early Childhood Development kits to affected populations in the 14 districts most affected by the two Nepal Earthquakes which occurred on 25 April and 12 May 2016. UNICEF has distributed over 500 metric tons of […]

Internship: Design Fellow, Office of Innovation, New York

Internship: Design Fellow, Office of Innovation, New York

This is a re-advertisement due to technical issues. Candidates who applied to the initial advertisement are requested to re-send their application to the email address quoted below. Applications sent before 28 November 2016 will be disregarded. Download the complete Terms of Reference and deliverable here. Location: UNICEF Office of Innovation […]

Meet our 2016 Summer Fellows

Meet our 2016 Summer Fellows

Summer at UNICEF Innovation NYHQ has been great. We’ve had sunny office days and great weather fueling new ideas, and recent visits from many members of our global team. This summer we also got to welcome talented fellows who lend their expertise to support us on current and future projects. […]

Diving In: Nonprofits, NGOs, and Design

Diving In: Nonprofits, NGOs, and Design

Published in Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) on 27 July 2016. “Diving In: Nonprofits, NGOs, and Design” is a dialogue between Jocelyn Wyatt, executive director and co-lead at IDEO.org and Jeff Wishnie, senior director of platforms and services for the Digital Impact Alliance at the United Nations Foundation, about how nonprofits can […]

Job Opportunity: RapidPro Community Manager and Deployment Consultant

Job Opportunity: RapidPro Community Manager and Deployment Consultant

Duration: 11.5 months Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda (Global Innovation Lab, Mbuya) Level: Individual contract (equivalent to NO-A/NO-B) BACKGROUND UNICEF has been innovating for children for more than 60 years. Innovations support the organization’s 135+ country offices in finding solutions for the world’s most vulnerable children. The UNICEF innovation work includes […]