PROMOTING A PEOPLE-CENTERED BIG DATA REVOLUTION
Data-Pop Alliance is a global coalition on Big Data and development
created by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, MIT Media Lab, and Overseas Development Institute that brings together researchers, experts, practitioners, and activists to promote a people-centered Big Data revolution
through collaborative research, capacity building, and community engagement. As of February 2016, Flowminder Foundation has joined Data-Pop Alliance as its fourth Core Member.
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News & Blog
- Save the Date: The Ethics of Algorithms Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 6:30pm ThoughtWorks 99 Madison Ave, 15th Floor, New York, NY RSVP Data-Pop Alliance and Thought Works invite you to … Read More »
- We are honored to announce that Dr Nuria Oliver will serve as Data-Pop Alliance’s first Chief Data Scientist starting November 8th, 2016. Read More »
- Data-Pop Alliance is excited to launch its Global Professional Training Program on Big Data and Sustainable Development, with funding from the Hewlett Foundation and in partnership with the United Nations … Read More »
- The first-ever United Nations World Data Forum will take place in Cape Town, South Africa on January 15-18, 2017, hosted by Statistics South Africa, with support from the Statistics Division … Read More »
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We work through research, training, and engagement activities and launched two new initiatives this fall.
We focus on 5 areas within Big Data and development.
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