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Global Minimum (GMin) is a young and growing NGO that runs innovative learning programs that promote civic engagement, strengthen STEM literacies, and develop entrepreneurship skills in Kenya, Sierra Leaone, and South Africa.  GMin is looking for a new Executive Director to work closely with the board and lead Gmin in expanding its mission and further streamlining and scaling up their youth learning programs.

This is an exciting opportunity for engineers and development practioners who are passionate about design education and youth empowerment!

Interested in finding out more about the Executive Director position? Learn more about the position and apply here.


Are you an experienced sustainable development professional that would like to faciliate workshops about community-led development and research? HUB iLab is looking for a Community-Centered Design & Research Lead Instructor to lead community-centered design workshops in the Yohualichan indigenous community in Mexico. 

Interested in this exciting opportunity? Learn more about this position here. You can also apply for position by sending your CV and cover to by May 14!


Are you interested in design education and business development? Change Hub is looking for a business and marketing intern to help increase revenue generation and support program expansion as they aim to bring design training to more and more people within the prisons of Nairobi. Candidates should have a background and business, and will be working to facilitate new partnerships with Change Hub, as well as strengthening relationships with current partners.

Please note that these positions are unpaid, but IDIN may be able to contribute a minimal amount of financial support should a successful match be made.

Learn more about the position here!


Are you passionate about design education and working with youth? Are you also interested in gaining first-hand experience working with with IDIN Innovators and Network members? FENTECS is now looking for a FENTECS Steam Education Wizard and FENTECS Creative Director to help in organizing FENTECS, a day-long that promotes creative thinking and innovation in science and technology to help children and youth  address topics that they consider relevant in their community. 

Learn more about the FENTECS STEM Education Wizard position and fill out the application here.

Learn more about the FENTECS Creative Director position and fill out the application here!


Are you passionate about design education and opening up conversation about important international development issues? TechCon 2016, a Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN)-sponsored conference that aims to foster interdisciplinary dialogue about international development issues and build a community of diverse development practioners, is looking for sessions proposals that allign with this year's themes: Enabling Innovation and Building Innovation Ecosystems, Measuring Impact and Generating Evidence, Producing Actionable Research, and Creating Next Generation Practioners and Partnerships. Options include a proposal for a 45-minute session or for an hour and 45-minute workshop. 

Learn more and apply by June 24 here!


Interested in learning how to design and construct pedal-powered machines? The School of Appropriate Bici-Technology is looking for applicants to its summer session from June 6-July 29, in San Andrés, Guatemala. Students from all over the world will study side-by-side with Carlos Marroquin, a world leader in pedal-powered technology, in designing and manufacturing pedal-powered machines. 

Scholarships are also available for students from lower and middle-income countries to study in this exciting program.

Learn more and apply by March 31st here!

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