Monthly Archives: August 2011

Fall 2011 Internship Opportunities

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Our summer interns have started back to school this month and we are extremely sad to see them go. They were a huge source of enthusiasm and positivity in the office and they truly exceeded our expectations at every turn. … Continue reading

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Featured Ecosystem Partner: Kopernik – An Online Marketplace of Innovative Technologies Designed for the Developing World

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Kopernik is an online marketplace of innovative, life-changing technologies designed for the developing world. Kopernik is also an Invent for Humanity Ecosystem Partner, helping to create the first transparent marketplace for humanitarian technology transfer. By leveraging the existing Kopernik online … Continue reading

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Q&A with LESI President-Elect & Creator of Invent for Humanity, Jim Malackowski

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Why is hosting and participating in Invent for Humanity important to the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI)? Invent for Humanity, both its campaign activity and its educational program, complements the traditionally business-focused contact of LESI meetings. LESI individual members care … Continue reading

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Featured Ecosystem Partner: the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI)

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Invent for Humanity would like to recognize the Licensing Executives Society International as our host and strategic partner for the Invent for Humanity™ Technology Transfer Exchange Fair. Founded in 1972 and incorporated in 2000, the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI) … Continue reading

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Maternal and Child Health Technologies, AYZH and Embrace Global, Compete for the INDEX Design to Improve Life Award

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Every year, an estimated 358,000 mothers die from complications during child birth and 8.1 million children die before their fifth birthday. The vast majority of these maternal and child deaths occur in the world’s poorest countries (ONE). If women had … Continue reading

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Back to School; Education in Least Developed Countries

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Universal primary education is one of the eight Millennium Development Goals and great improvements have been achieved in the past decade, yet a great deal remains to be done. According to the United Nations: About 69 million school-age children are … Continue reading

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DESIGN TO IMPROVE LIFE! Vote Now!

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Three Invent for Humanity participating organizations included in the finalist round of the INDEX: awards. INDEX: Award is the world’s largest monetary prize for design. What sets the INDEX: Award apart from other design awards is its focus on “Design … Continue reading

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Interview with Paige Stringer, Founder & Executive Director of The Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss

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The Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss is an international non-profit organization that offers teacher training and hearing aid programs for deaf children in the developing world. Global Foundation Founder & Executive Director, Paige Stringer, is currently in Vietnam … Continue reading

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Appropriate Tech Roundup – August 2, 2011

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Some great news around the web relating to appropriate technology: Ariel Schwartz at Fast Company writes about a $1 plastic chip that can diagnose HIV in 5 minutes USAID Infographic: Household Game Changers – Innovators Across the Globe Use Common … Continue reading

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