Inspirational speakers - Generation of Innovation Leaders “GIL” Program

Context & Background

 

About the program: “The Generation of Innovation Leaders/GIL” is a program by UNICEF designed to address the high unemployment rates among youth in Lebanon & their lack of access to the knowledge economy. UNICEF is implementing this project in partnership with Berytech.

About Berytech: A leading organization in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Lebanon, that aims to provide a conducive environment for the creation and development of startups, through incubation, business support, counseling, funding, networking, and company hosting, hence taking part in the economic revival of the country, participating in wealth and job creation, and retaining graduates and high-level skills in Lebanon.  Under the GIL project, Berytech aims to Increase access of Lebanese and non-Lebanese youth (17-25 years) to technical and vocational training and innovative skills-building programs for improved professional readiness and employability.

About GIL Innovation Labs: UNICEF Innovation Lab Network Programme (GIL – Generation of Innovation Leaders) is a network of 13 innovation labs all over Lebanon that aims at the provision of two sets of skills: Design Thinking and Business Development Skills (Social Entrepreneurship) and Digital Skills training tailored for youth in Lebanon. Engaging young people in their communities is a priority for UNICEF to address social cohesion challenges among different communities, and to support and empower youth to engage in healthy lifestyles and become more civically engaged. Since 2017, UNICEF has reached over 50,000 adolescents and youth with integrated and structured life skills, sports for development, and positive leadership programs.

About GIL Fab Labs: 3 Open-access digital fabrication labs in three innovation labs for students, professionals, artists, techies, entrepreneurs, and makers across Lebanon. The Fab labs empower them with the latest digital manufacturing technologies and a vast array of resources to create, fabricate, and transform their ideas into working prototypes and innovative products.

Scope of work

 

We are seeking digital fabrication and design speakers who can deliver in-depth insights into the field through dynamic presentations and workshops, sharing expertise on advanced technologies and design methodologies to foster a deeper understanding among participants. These workshops are scheduled to take place in three locations: Fab Lab Sibline, Quobbeh, and Nabatieh.

Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and deliver emergent presentations on digital fabrication and design.
  • Conduct interactive workshops to demonstrate practical applications and techniques.
  • Incorporate relevant case studies to illustrate real-world impact.
  • Engage in Q&A sessions to address participant inquiries and facilitate discussion.
  • Inspire innovation and creative thinking in the fields of design digital fabrication.
  • Tailor content to meet the diverse needs of the audience, from novices to experienced professionals.
Requirements

 

  • Educational: A Bachelor degree in Design, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience: Demonstrated practical experience in digital fabrication technologies and design processes.
  • Proven track record of delivering engaging presentations or workshops.
  • Strong understanding of the latest advancements in digital fabrication.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt content to suit varying levels of expertise within the audience.
  • Experience with Fab Labs and maker spaces is a plus.

How to apply

For further information or to submit your CV and portfolio, please contact [email protected].

Apply before: March 7, 2024 
 

منتهية الصلاحية
آخر مدة للتقديم
الخميس, 07. Mar 2024
نوع الدعوة
دعوة لتقديم الاستشارات
قطاع(ات) التدخل:
التدريب وبناء القدرات
Remuneration range:
< 1000 (USD)
Duration of Contract:
8 Months