Christopher Fabian is the co-lead of UNICEF’s Innovation Unit in NY, which identifies, prototypes and scales new partnerships, processes and technologies in support of UNICEF's 135 country offices. Christopher co-created the Design for UNICEF course at NYU's ITP program and believes that authentic and humble engagement of academia, private sector and development can create powerful solutions for those most in need. Specializing in the confluence of design, technology and development Christopher has been with UNICEF since 2006. His academic background is in Philosophy and Critical Theory from the American University in Cairo, Trinity College, Dublin and The New School.  Prior to UNICEF, Christopher founded technology start-ups in East Africa and the Middle East.