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8 - 12 November 2021
Virtual Event

Chris Fabian
Co-Founder, Giga; Senior Adviser, UNICEF Innovation; Co-Lead at UNICEF Ventures


Chris Fabian co-founded UNICEF Innovation in 2006 and currently runs UNICEF Ventures, which explores emerging technologies toward positive global impact. Chris co-leads Giga, a UNICEF-ITU global initiative to connect every school to the Internet, and every young person to information, opportunity and choice. In 2015, he led the launch of UNICEF’s Venture Fund, the first Fund in the United Nations investing in early stage technology like drones, data science, and cryptocurrency. The Fund has made 100 investments in 57 countries. In another first for United Nations organizations, Chris launched the UNICEF CryptoFund, through which UNICEF can receive, hold and disburse cryptocurrency donations. Follow Chris on Twitter @hichrisfabian

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Agenda Sessions

  • Roundtable: Digital connectivity for schools and learners