Hack for a Cause

Hack for a Cause

12:00-12:50: Creating impact for the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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Hack for a cause is a series of inspirational talks, panel discussions and design dashes with the objective of providing new perspectives and inspiring impact on the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):

SDG 4: Quality Education
SDG 9: Industry, innovation, and infrastructure
SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities
SDG 13: Climate Action

In the session 'Creating impact for the UN Sustainable Development Goals', Patrizia Baffioni and Nora Lambrecht will unwrap the SDGs from three perspectives: Vision, Reality and Opportunity.

The talk will address the following questions: What is the impact behind and the value of the Sustainable Development Goals? How are social enterprises and corporations contributing to and aligning their strategy with the SDGs? What (business) opportunities lie ahead for generating positive impact on the SDGs?

14:00-14:50: Panel: Technology for Social Good – Innovation Entrepreneurship

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Empowering a new generation of social tech entrepreneurs.

Social entrepreneurship is about"changing mindsets, patterns, the way things are done"Bill Drayton, CEO of Ashoka.

The panel will discuss how to create, empower and support innovative technological and impactful startups in Bahrain and the region in order to solve social challenges facing Bahrain and the wider region, while simultaneously contributing to job creation and economic development.

Hack for a Cause is organized by the Frankfurt Hub of the Global Shapers Community. The Global Shapers Community is a network of Hubs developed and led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements and their drive to make a contribution to their communities. An Initiative of the World Economic Forum.

15:00-16:20: Design Dash: SDG 9 -Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

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In this session, the audience will brainstorm and co-create solutions to tackle the UN Sustainable Development Goal 9: "Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation".

A design dash is a quick introductory design thinking exercise that stimulates creativity and the generation of new ideas. You can think of it as a co-creation sprint!

Hack for a Cause is organized by the Frankfurt Hub of the Global Shapers Community. The Global Shapers Community is a network of Hubs developed and led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements and their drive to make a contribution to their communities. An Initiative of the World Economic Forum.

16:30-17:20: Design Dash: SDG 11 & 13 – Sustainable Cities and Climate Action

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In this session, the audience will brainstorm and co-create solutions to tackle the UN Sustainable Development Goal 11: "Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable "and Goal 13: "Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts by regulating emissions and promoting developments in renewable energy"

A design dash is a quick introductory design thinking exercise that stimulates creativity and the generation of new ideas. You can think of it as a co-.creation sprint!

Hack for a Cause is organized by the Frankfurt Hub of the Global Shapers Community. The Global Shapers Community is a network of Hubs developed and led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements and their drive to make a contribution to their communities. An Initiative of the World Economic Forum.