Tag Archives : Impact

Scale X Design Challenge Corporate Sponsorship


The Scale X Design Challenge countdown has kicked into high gear for us at the Accelerator! While we are coordinating with participant teams from across the globe, making the logistical plans to get them to the event and nurturing the very best in development innovation, we also have some fantastic corporate sponsors providing financial support to make the Scale X…

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5 Minutes of Inspiration – CARE’s impact at scale


This month, the accelerator teams are jumping into our “Designing for Scale” lab.  To kick us off, Emily Janoch, Senior Technical Advisor and communicator extraordinaire, gives us the big picture of CARE’s impact at scale.  We are so proud to work here and humbled to think about the impact that the ideas currently in the accelerator might have one day!

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Getting to know our “users” and our “scalers”


This month, our accelerator teams are diving into a lab on human-centered design with GRID Impact. At the core of most accelerators, incubators or innovation “hubs” is the practice of getting to know your end user or your customer. Human-centered design has famously brought co-creation and empathy to the heart of innovation in the private sector. As development workers, though,…

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Meet the Teams: Young Men Initiative (YMI)


CARE’s gender transformation education Young Men Initiative (YMI) has been a documented success in the Western Balkans. The program is focused on transforming the school environment to one that supports and nurtures gender equality and promotes a culture of non-violence.  It seeks to achieve this outcome by both institutionalizing a gendered educational curriculum and a social norms campaign.  The program…

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