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
The Skat Foundation announced that registration is now open for an online course: Professional Management of Water Well Drilling Projects and Programmes – an Overview that will run from the 5 March to 14 April 2018. The course provides an overview of what is required to improve borehole drilling professionalism within an organisation and for the country more widely. The course provides participants with an understanding of the following key elements: groundwater information,...READ MORE
The Swiss Re Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of the “ReSource Award 2019.” The ReSource Award focuses on social entrepreneurial approaches implementing the principles of sustainability in water management. The prize builds on more than ten years of experience in supporting outstanding partners heading for sustainable watershed management. An international jury awards USD 150 000 to new social entrepreneurial initiatives driving sustainable water management practices. The prize combines...READ MORE
UNICEF, in collaboration with World Health Organization, is seeking a consultant with experience in medical devices, who will be responsible for producing detailed specifications and technical guidance for the appropriate use and maintenance of products essential to the delivery of life-saving oxygen in low and middle income countries. Please see the link below for details, and note the upcoming deadline of Jan 21, 2018. Consultancy Title: Technical Consultant (Oxygen Therapy),...READ MORE
BURN designs, manufactures, and distributes aspirational improved cooking products that save lives and forests in the developing world. BURN is the leading cookstove company in Sub-Saharan Africa and has revolutionized the global cookstove sector by proving the business case for selling high quality, locally manufactured, and unsubsidized cookstoves. Since 2013, BURN has sold 350,000 improved cookstoves in East Africa. These stoves have helped 1,500,000+ beneficiaries save $52 million in fuel...READ MORE
At the BoP Innovation Center we are excited by new technologies and the radical improvements they can bring to the lives of low-income producers, entrepreneurs and consumers. In 2017 we took on the challenge to find a feasible application for Virtual Reality within the challenging context of the Base of the Pyramid (BoP). This led to the launch of the very first VR-based sales tool for toilet companies in Africa. We can’t...READ MORE
The REACH programme is launching a Call for Applications for Studies Exploring Inequalities in Bangladesh (Dhaka), Ethiopia (Wukro) and Kenya (Kitui). A total of £150,000 of funding (£50,000 for each study site) will be available until April 2019 to co-build knowledge on how water (in)security produces or reflects socio-economic inequalities and marginalisation, particularly of gender and disabled people. The call is open for local researchers or research teams, including civil...READ MORE
This assignment will continue EWB-USA‘s work providing technical support to the government of Dominica through engagement with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in response to Hurricane Maria. The Government of Dominica is committed to adapting to climate change (increased frequency of severe storms) in the ongoing reconstruction efforts on the island. Description + Responsibilities Members will work closely with the UNDP program team in Dominica, a small Caribbean island located...READ MORE
For more than two decades, the Lemelson Foundation has inspired young people from diverse backgrounds to tackle the world’s most daunting problems, advanced the field of invention education with a goal of reaching all children, and equipped entrepreneurs with the skills they need to start successful invention-based businesses. A new role at the Foundation, the Senor Director of Strategy, will serve as a champion of the Foundation’s five-year strategy, a...READ MORE
For more than two decades, the Lemelson Foundation has inspired young people from diverse backgrounds to tackle the world’s most daunting problems, advanced the field of invention education with a goal of reaching all children, and equipped entrepreneurs with the skills they need to start successful invention-based businesses. This Program Officer for the Developing Country Entrepreneurship Initiative portfolio will work to incubate promising Invention-Based Enterprises (IBEs), accelerate their growth, and...READ MORE
Want to mentor the next generation of socially-responsible young leaders? The Resolution Project (http://www.resolutionproject.org/) is looking for engaged, responsive, and caring volunteer mentors (Resolution Guides) to work with undergraduate social entrepreneurs around the world. Over 230 Resolution Guides (http://www.resolutionproject.org/support/get-involved/mentor) serve as mentors to our undergraduate Fellows, supporting them in their personal and professional leadership development and in the implementation of a social venture. We currently need Guides with mechanical and...READ MORE
A special issue of Sustainability, entitled ‘Smart Power Grids for a Sustainable Energy Transition’, invites submissions of cross-disciplinary and empirical studies from several fields of economics, business strategy, innovations, environmental impact studies, engineering, public policy, sustainability and consumer research. Since the smart grid and its impacts on sustainable energy transition is manifested differently in different countries and on different continents, a wide range of contributions are invited from all over...READ MORE
Dimagi’s innovative open-source mobile technology improves the health and well-being of underserved populations in over 30 countries. We are a small, driven, diverse, dedicated team and we love what we do! At Dimagi, we care about impact, team satisfaction, and profit (in that order). Do you share in these values? Do you want to gain exposure to the workings of a global organization? If you answered yes to these questions,...READ MORE
BHI works closely with Dr. Paul Farmer’s Partners in Health (PIH), St. Boniface Foundation and other non-governmental organizations to design and build cost effective and sustainable hospitals and clinics serving some of the poorest and most marginalized people across the globe. BHI has developed a very unique and successful approach to building sustainable health care facilities in resource-constrained areas, originating from experience constructing the Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais, Haiti’s 340-bed...READ MORE
The ATLAS Institute at the University of Colorado Boulder invites candidates to apply to the Master’s program in ICTD to learn how to use technology to affect social change. University of Colorado Boulder, ATLAS MS Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICTD) graduate students are creative problem solvers focused on some of the world’s biggest issues. With a flexible multidisciplinary curriculum and strong industry partnerships, our graduate students get jobs working...READ MORE
Interested candidates can apply through the following link: http://grnh.se/5jfkvb1 Job Description Dimagi’s Field Managers are the main drivers in implementing our technology all over the world. They share a passion for challenging experiences, developing solutions in trying environments, that enable people to live healthier and more productive lives. As a Field Manager, you will dedicate your time to one of our ground-breaking, large-scale mHealth projects, which is transforming community health...READ MORE
Interested candidates can apply through the following link: http://grnh.se/x1tjmh1 Job Description Dimagi’s Field Managers are the main drivers in implementing our technology all over the world. They share a passion for challenging experiences, making things work in trying environments, and developing solutions that enable people to live healthier and more productive lives. As a Field Manager, you will dedicate your time to one of our ground-breaking, large-scale mHealth projects, which...READ MORE
BURN is looking for a driven candidate to fill the Senior Mechanical Engineer position at its modern clean cookstove manufacturing facility in Ruiru, Kiambu. He/she will Develop, improve and implement manufacturing processes, including tools and jigs for fabrication, assembly, finishing, and infrastructural materials, among others. Roles and responsibilities • Work closely with and help to train QC inspectors, technicians and production personnel in enhancing the quality and manufacturability of our...READ MORE
BURN, manufactures and distributes aspirational fuel-efficient cooking products that save lives and forests in the developing world. BURN is the leading cookstove company in sub-Saharan Africa and has revolutionized the global cookstove sector by proving the business case for selling high quality, locally manufactured and unsubsidized cookstoves. Since 2013, BURN has sold 300,000+ jikokoa ™ stoves in East Africa. These stoves have helped 1,500,000+ beneficiaries save $52 million in fuel...READ MORE
The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position in engineering for developing communities. This faculty search fits with the overall vision of the college as being a world leader for excellence and innovation in engineering research and education while addressing global societal challenges and improving life. This is an interdisciplinary search, and candidates would have the opportunity to...READ MORE
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