Tag: Wearables for Good Challenge

Team SoaPen: From Paper to Prototype

Team SoaPen: From Paper to Prototype

By: Team SoaPen In Our Wildest Dreams The four of us had just graduated from design school specializing in Industrial Design. We asked ourselves and each other, “What’s next?” We felt the post-graduation vacuum of no creative stimulation – the lack of space and projects. We were no longer able […]

October 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

October 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

Hi there UNICEFStories Readers. In case you missed our latest blogs, here’s a recap of some of the top stories published on UNICEF Innovation’s blog during October. Click away. Breaking Gender Stereotypes – a Young Girl Reminds Women and Girls of Their Rights Meet a young a 16-year-old girl from […]

Tying it all together

Tying it all together

By Ruchit Nagar, Co-founder and CEO at Khushi Baby Each year, 1.5 million children die from vaccine-preventable diseases and a third of these children live in India. What causes this alarming number? Take a moment today to press play and learn, why.   Taking action We at Khushi Baby want […]

Soap crayons for kids and a baby necklace that holds medical records: Unicef unveils toddler technology it hopes can save lives

Soap crayons for kids and a baby necklace that holds medical records: Unicef unveils toddler technology it hopes can save lives

Original article published on 12 November 2015 on The Daily Mail. Written by Stacy Liberatore for Dailymail.com. To read the original article, click here. Kushi Baby and SoaPen announced as winners in the ‘Wearables for Good’ and both teams were awarded $15,000 to assist with production The challenge had 2,000 registrants that […]

Denise Gershbein Knows Design Is A Pathmaker

Denise Gershbein Knows Design Is A Pathmaker

Original article published on 4 November 2015 on Fast Company. Written by Doreen Lorenzo. To read the original article, click here. Denise Gershbein is the executive director, social impact design at global design and strategy firm Frog. She spoke with Doreen Lorenzo as part of a series of interviews with […]

Featured on SV Magazine: UNICEF Dream Team

Featured on SV Magazine: UNICEF Dream Team

This article was originally published on the August/ September Edition of SV Magazine, The Spin of Silicon Valley. It was written by Corrine E.Mehigan. To view original article, click here.   For more than 13 years, Blair Palmer has leveraged her knowledge of technological innovations, project implementation, corporate responsibility, stakeholder engagement, and social enterprise programs to empower […]

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Deadline Extended for the Wearables for Good Challenge!

Great news! Due to a surge of late registrations UNICEF, ARM, and frog have extended the Wearables for Good Challenge  to Tuesday, August 11. The Wearables for Good challenge seeks to develop innovative, affordable solutions to make wearables and sensor technology a game-changer for women and children. Anybody with ideas can submit, including students, entrepreneurs, members of the maker […]