Invitation: Innovation Jam – Refugee Centered Solutions


Friday, December 6th, 2013 10.00 am – 12.30 pm

Room 150, Rafik B. Hariri Building, Georgetown University

Please join Georgetown University, UNCHR Innovation and UNICEF Innovation for an open showcase of humanitarian innovations for the Georgetown community and greater Washington, DC area. The Panel on Innovation Process and Solutions for Refugees will include engaging expert and innovator presentations followed by a Q&A session. The event will also include student pitches from Georgetown University’s Innovation Lab. The Innovation Jam is open to the public and anyone who is interested.

Please register at Eventbrite


Anahi Ayala – Senior Innovator Advisor, Internews

Olivier Delarue – Lead, UNHCR Innovation

Mac Glovinsky – Lead of Innovation in Emergencies, UNICEF Innovation

Alison Hill – Managing Director of Water, Vestergaard Frandsen

The Innovation Jam’s goal is to foster greater collaboration between development, humanitarian, and academic communities in Washington, DC. Leading innovators in the field will showcase their organization’s current work through dynamic presentations to start an interactive and collaborative conversation on change-making and creative problem solving for refugees and displaced communities.

Follow the live streamed Q&A session on Twitter at #humanitarianinnovationjam

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