Position Summary Design Leads lead multidisciplinary design teams to turn human insights into tangible products and services that improve the lives of low-income people. You may have started your career as an interaction, industrial or communications designer, but by now you’re fluent in the full design process—from research to strategy to implementation—and comfortable leading teams through it. Craft is a given. Leadership experience is a must. Passion for fighting global...READ MORE
Factor Venture’s Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) program seeks to empower East African entrepreneurs through support in the development of investable impact ventures by providing early-stage funding. This program is generously supported by Bohemian Impact Investments, LLC. We are looking for a hard-working, creative, technically-savvy, passionate, and visionary East African entrepreneur committed to building a venture in partnership with Factor. The EIR program extends over a period of 6 months. During...READ MORE
Twende is piloting a new program for youth & university students called Jamii Tech Program (JTP), where international teams work together with community partners in Arusha to create technologies that solve a problem. For more information: http://www.twende-tanzania.org/jamii-tech-program.html Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgFirst Name: deborahLast Name: tienCompany: tWENDEJob Type: FellowshipREAD MORE
PlenOptika, Inc. is a medical device company looking to increase global access to vision screening and eyeglasses through portable, automated refractions through its flagship QuickSee platform. The company is at product launch and is led by seasoned technologists and experienced entrepreneurs. We are actively recruiting a Senior Product Design/Mechanical Engineer to lead the design, development, and validation of innovative medical devices. The design engineer will own the end-to-end mechanical development...READ MORE
Meds & Food for Kids (MFK), a non-profit, operates a food processing facility, using electro-mechanical machinery, to produce Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food (RUTF), to treat severe acute malnutrition in Haiti’s children. This fellowship is located in Cap-Haitien, Haiti. This position’s primary goal is to develop, alongside Haitian technical staff, a sustainable preventative maintenance plan and risk reduction planning for the MFK food processing facility, for its production equipment as well as...READ MORE
In the far southern part of Mali, myAgro clients grow rice on seasonally flooded, swampy plots of land. Many farmers plant by broadcasting, but the uneven distribution of seeds and fertilizer leads to low yields. Although rice planters have been developed in other countries to plant in evenly spaced rows, they are expensive and uncommon in southern Mali, and not optimized for the local conditions. Working with myAgro’s Agricultural Innovations...READ MORE
Position Details We are seeking a People Operations Manager to support our high-performing, mission-driven team. The People Operations Manager will serve in a key role as a member of the strategy team. The role will act as a partner to managers, supporting people across the organization. The People Operations Manager will own and execute on priority projects, such as improving recruitment and retention systems, enhancing performance management systems, and creating...READ MORE
Burro strives to provide innovative, best-value goods and services across a wide range of categories vital to enhancing the lives of our customers. The Product Design Fellow will lead initiatives to evaluate existing and potential product offerings to improve their ability to meet the needs of Burro’s customers while enhancing Burro’s ability to supply them as cost-effectively as possible. Specific duties include: -Survey potential offerings in agriculture. Lead observation and...READ MORE
Impact on EWB-USA’s Mission + Vision This assignment will continue EWB-USA’s work providing technical support to the government of Dominica in response to Hurricane Maria. EWB-USA in conjunction with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is working with agencies within the Dominican government in an effort to help the public in Dominica to “build back better” by developing and applying the Dominica Housing Standards to both new and repair construction...READ MORE
The Water Institute at UNC in partnership with RWSN would like to invite you to take part in a panel discussion on the topic of Handpump functionality monitoring, which will take place on February 14. In March 2016 the Water Institute at UNC published a WaSH Policy Research Digest entitled “Getting handpump functionality monitoring right can help ensure rural water supply sustainability. The policy implications explored included a requirement to collect detailed...READ MORE
Médecins Sans Frontières Spain – OCBA (Operational Centre Barcelona-Athens) is looking for a ‘Design Lead’ for the Displacement Unit Location: Nairobi Period: 2nd May – 21st December, 2018 (Full-time) GENERAL CONTEXT Médecins Sans Frontières is an international independent medical humanitarian organization, which offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination and irrespective of race, religion, creed or...READ MORE
Critical Requirement: Proficiency in French and English Term: Minimum 2 year commitment Location: Bamako, Mali About myAgro myAgro is an award-winning non-profit social enterprise based in West Africa. We have pioneered a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertiliser, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to help 1 million farmers increase their incomes...READ MORE
We’re on a mission to elevate the careers and livelihoods of millions of blue collar professionals, artisans, and other informal workers through the use of technology. Join us. You: Have exceptionally high standards, and know how to work with fundis to get them to work with quality and speed. You are strict, willing to be tough, and don’t accept ‘ok’ as good enough, but can also use a softer support,...READ MORE
Well-tested on-line courses, including short courses, on humanitarian/development engineering, with an accompanying book that is a free download: https://hecourse.engineering.osu.edu Email: email@example.comFirst Name: KevinLast Name: PassinoCompany: The Ohio State University, College of EngineeringJob Type: TrainingREAD MORE
We’re on a mission to elevate the careers and livelihoods of millions of blue collar professionals, artisans, and other informal workers through the use of technology. Join us. You: You have exceptionally high standards, meticulous organization and attention to detail, and can develop and implement SOPs. You have worked with fundis and other blue collar professionals, from furniture makers to plumbers and hairdressers, and ideally have experience in recruiting and...READ MORE
Quality Assurance Analyst Delhi, India About Dimagi Dimagi is a global, 120-person software company that develops leading technology for low-resource settings. Our software product, CommCare, is an award-winning, open source platform that enables non-programmers to design and launch customized mobile applications for Android devices. Hundreds of organizations from the UN to small grassroots groups are using mobile applications built with CommCare – be it to support community health programs in...READ MORE
Overview: At the International Humanity Foundation (IHF) we care for impoverished youth who have been neglected due to poverty, disease, and/or disaster. Since our inception, IHF has been fueled by the efforts of volunteers from all over the world. Volunteers remain a critical part of our mission, particularly those with specialty skill-sets and experience. A Specialty Volunteer will use their specific set of skills to help us fill an important...READ MORE
Transform International (Transform) is looking for a volunteer to lead our technical team. Although initially this is a volunteer position, but we are optimistic that within 9 months there could be funding for up to a half-time position. The successful candidate will help to build a team of volunteer subject matter experts in WaSH (water, sanitation & hygiene), agricultural development, energy efficiency and renewables. Transform was created by a group...READ MORE
What if the internet wasn’t about connecting to Comcast, AT&T, Google, or Facebook? What if it meant connecting directly with your friends, neighbors, and community…? Today, the internet is controlled by a handful of corporate internet service providers (ISPs). Companies like Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon actively lobbied, and succeeded, in unraveling net neutrality protections in this country ? rules that were critical for protecting the free and open internet. These...READ MORE
Register your interest for two days of debate, discussion and solutions shaping around food, technology and surgery taking place on Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 March 2018 in Milan, Italy. The Challenges Of Our Era Summit is about action, not talk. We want to change the world by radically improving access to necessities of modern life. We think innovation is key to this. At the Summit, we will design new...READ MORE
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