Gina Lucarelli

Team Leader

United Nations Development Programme Accelerator Lab Network

Gina is the Team Leader for the United Nations Development Programme Accelerator Lab Network. She’s been working on human rights and development work for 20 years, but is just getting started! A systems thinker, silo buster and an integrator, she has injected new ideas and methods into indigenous knowledge research, revamping child justice systems, and balancing economic, environmental and social inclusion in Asia, Eastern Europe and most recently Africa. She’s dabbled in crowdsourcing, open and realtime data, participatory planning, data innovation and collective intelligence. She’s driven to open up the United Nations and delivering on its promises to people living in poverty and facing the impacts of climate change.


Building and Understanding a Learning Network: Early Tales from the UNDP Accelerator Labs

04/11/2020 13.30 - 14.10

Breakout TrackChannel 2Breakout session

Gina Lucarelli and Jeremy Boy will discuss setting up the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Accelerator Labs Network, a highly decentralized learning network of 90 public sector innovation labs, established inside UNDP to serve 114 countries. They will then present how the Accelerator Labs Global Team listens for the emergence of learnings within the network, by using advanced text mining... read more