Tag: Global Grand Challenges week

UNICEF and Singularity University innovate together as a force for change

Technology and culture change constantly. Challenges have never been larger, or coming faster – urbanization, climate change, lack of employment opportunities, broken education systems, increased disparities and digital divides. It’s not just robots and flying machines but how these new technologies are transforming how we think about the world’s challenges […]

Inside Singularity University: Talking technology, innovation, and Grand Challenges with UNICEF

Inside Singularity University: Talking technology, innovation, and Grand Challenges with UNICEF

Singularity University’s article about the Global Grand Challenges Week with UNICEF at their premises last month. Original article was published on July 7, 2014 on SingularityHUB by Singularity University. Singularity University has a mission—use technology to positively impact the lives of a billion people in ten years. A key component of […]

Expanding the force for change, Episode 2

Expanding the force for change, Episode 2

Last month, UNICEF staff visited Singularity University to learn about how new technologies could help their work reach more children – and expand their force for change! They also challenged the University’s students and resident entrepreneurs to find new ways to address the major challenges children face today. Here are the challenges they […]