Expanding access to medical research for better healthcare – HINARI

At Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam, doctors and staff have developed one of the country’s most advanced health facilities with the help of journals and research made available through an innovative online platform – HINARI.                  Part of the Research4Life program, HINARI provides scientists and policy makers in developing countries with access to international medical…

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First Place Imagine Cup Design for Development Award goes to COSMIC!

This just in from Cairo…a big congratulations to team COSMIC from Universiti Sains Malaysia!       At tonight’s Imagine Cup closing ceremony staged in front of the Pyramids, Jasy Liew Suet Yan, Loo Wan Koe, Mathew Phiong Yoon Kheong, Ooi Keng Siang were awarded the 1st place Unlimited Potential Design for Development Achievement Award for their project…

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The story behind MultiPoint

It’s incredibly exciting for us to see increased momentum with MultiPoint in schools! MultiPoint was conceived during the summer of 2005 at Microsoft Research India, when we visited rural schools in India to understand how they use PCs. We discovered that unlike in wealthy schools where PC classrooms typically have a PC per student, developing-country…

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Imagine Cup and the Rural Innovation Award — Michael Rawding

Those of you that follow Microsoft might be familiar with Imagine Cup – an annual student technology competition that Microsoft sponsors. This year Unlimited Potential has worked with Imagine Cup to add a new category — the Rural Innovation Award.   At its core, Imagine Cup is about capturing the creativity of university students from…

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GLF Asia—The Limitless Potential of Education for Lifelong Growth: Anoop Gupta

Last Thursday and Friday in Jakarta, Indonesia, I had the privilege to attend this year’s Government Leaders Forum—Asia.  It was my first time attending one of these events in my new capacity leading the Unlimited Potential Group, and offered a thrilling chance to dive in headfirst into our work there with local and regional partners…

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