Philipp Busch - The Hackathon "Gamification for Social Good" in Ethiopia


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The direction of our show is a little different than usual because today we’re going to explore how to organize and carry out a Hackathon. You'll get first-hand information on how can Gamification help to solve real-world-problems.

About our Guest: Dr. Philipp Busch obtained a Masters’ degree in Economics and Geography at the University of Mainz, then continued studying to do his second Masters’ degree in Information Systems and Business Administration. In spring 2018 he finished his doctoral thesis about "Gameful Approaches in Development Cooperation", now teaches Gamification and Agile Methods at the University of Mainz.

Philipp works at GIZ for the Social Innovation Team in Cairo to improve the situation for youths on the labour market in Egypt. Furthermore, Philipp is head of the GIZ component "Serious Games" to support the peace process in Yemen.

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About your Host: A gamification speaker and designer, Monica Cornetti is rated as a #1 Gamification Guru in the world by UK-based Leaderboarded. She is the Founder and CEO of Sententia Gamification, the Founder and Gamemaster of GamiCon, hosts the Gamification Talk Radio program, and is author of the book Totally Awesome Training Activity Guide: Put Gamification to Work for You. Monica’s niche is gamification strategy design that can be used within the framework of employee engagement, corporate talent development, HR, and adult education.

Connect with Monica on or and on Twitter @monicacornetti

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