U.N. Unite Ideas Competition

Gathering at U.N.

Using skills in data science, programming, and entrepreneurship, master’s-level students create open-source tech solutions to challenges that are designed to help industry and society reach the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals.

  • 75 MS in Business Analytics students have participated to-date
  • In 2018, Gabelli School students won first and third place in a challenge to build a tool to expedite government reviews that would ensure a more secure cyberspace

“Students and faculty applied emerging technology to analyze cybersecurity policy, health discussions in social media, and national government policies. We appreciated their professionalism and innovative solutions.”

- Jorge Martinez Navarrete, Information Technology Officer -Innovation, United Nations