Job Opportunity: Research & Content Intern (Paid Position)

Jun 27 2022 News

Job Opportunity: Research & Content Intern (Paid Position) Share Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Research & Content Intern (Resilient Livelihoods and Ecosystems). We are an international non-profit “think-and-do-tank” created in 2013 by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), the MIT Media Lab and ODI. We bring together researchers, experts, practitioners, and activists to “Change the world with data” through three … Read More

DPA’s Yasmine Hamdar Spoke at UNDP Anti-Corruption Conference

Jun 23 2022 News

Yasmine Hamdar Spoke at the UNDP Anti-Corruption Conference in Amman, Jordan Share DPA Computational Social Scientist Yasmine Hamdar spoke at the regional workshop on “Using Technology to Prevent and Combat Corruption”, organized by UNDP. The in-person conference took place in Amman, Jordan on the 15th and 16th of June and was attended by 60 representatives from 8 Arab countries. The … Read More

Job Opportunity: Gender Research Intern (Paid Position)

Jun 15 2022 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Gender Research Intern (Paid Position) Share Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Gender Research Intern. We are an international non-profit “think-and-do-tank” created in 2013 by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), the MIT Media Lab and ODI. We bring together researchers, experts, practitioners, and activists to “Change the world with data” through three pillars of work: diagnosing local realities … Read More

LWL #38 Algorithmic Justice: The Next Civil Rights Frontier?

Anthony Deen, Mariana Rozo Paz, Sara Ortiz, Yara Antoniassi Jun 15 2022 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #38 Algorithmic Justice: The Next Civil Rights Frontier? “The first duty of society is justice” – Wendell Phillips When you think of “civil rights”, many things probably come to mind. Generations-long struggles for racial or gender equality and equal protection for other disenfranchised communities are most commonly associated with the phrase. What you do not think of, … Read More

Partnership Announcement: African Futures Action Lab

Jun 13 2022 News

PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT Data-Pop Alliance is pleased to announce its partnership with The African Futures Action Lab. Together, we will co-develop a “Global Racial Inequality Dashboard” that will provide a transcontinental view of racial inequality and injustice through the collection of both qualitative and quantitative data. The resulting indicators and insights will aim to advance policy, advocacy and awareness raising efforts … Read More

DPA Alumni Series Interview: Bertille Kerouault

Anthony Deen, Bertille Kerouault Apr 18 2022 Blog

DPA Alumni Series Interview: Bertille Kerouault Share In the “Alumni Series”, we catch up with former Data-Pop Alliance interns to hear about their experiences working with DPA, what they learned, and how it helped them on their career paths. The second edition features Communications Officer Anthony Deen (AD) interviewing former Intern Bertille Kerouault (BK), who worked with DPA in 2021 … Read More

Five Members of our Data Science Team will Speak at Data Day(s) 2022​

Mar 24 2022 News

Five Members of our Data Science Team will Speak at Data Day(s) 2022 Share Data Day(s) es un evento organizado por Software Guru que se ha realizado exitosamente de forma presencial desde 2015 hasta 2019, y de forma virtual desde el 2020. El evento reúne a todo tipo de participantes involucrados en el análisis, gestión y procesamiento de datos: analistas … Read More

The High Cost of Internet Shutdowns

Fabiola Schwarz Mar 22 2022 Blog

DISCUSSION PIECE The High Cost of Internet Shutdowns ShutterStock Share At the beginning of 2022, the Kazakh government removed the price cap on fuel, leading to protest movements in the Central Asian republic. The population has long been dissatisfied with the regime, but the increase in natural gas prices, which the Kazakhs rely heavily upon, was the straw that broke … Read More

DPA Alumni Series Interview: Shivika Singh

Anthony Deen, Natalie Grover, Shivika Singh Mar 14 2022 Blog

DPA Alumni Series Interview: Shivika Singh Share In the “Alumni Series”, we catch up with former Data-Pop Alliance interns to hear about their experiences working with DPA, what they learned, and how it helped them on their career paths. The first edition features Managing Director Natalie Grover (NG) interviewing former Intern Shivika Singh (SS), who worked with DPA in 2018. NG: … Read More

Gender Data Series: Mobility, Accessibility and the Gender Data Gap in Urban Transportation Planning

Yara Antoniassi Mar 04 2022 Blog

GENDER DATA SERIES Mobility, Accessibility and the Gender Data Gap in Urban Transportation Planning This is the fourth edition of Data-Pop Alliance’s “Gender Data Series”, which comprises interviews, videos, and opinion articles with gender data experts from around the globe to bring light to issues at the intersection of gender and data, such as health, migration, livelihoods and, of course, … Read More

The Gender Data 201 Course: Paving the Way for Gender Data Literacy

Nov 19 2021 Blog

Gender Data 201 is a free online course we developed with support from Facebook and TechChange (the hosting platform.) The objective of the course is to develop a hands-on online learning experience to equip participants with the basic data skills needed to lead gender-responsive advocacy work, decision-making processes, and/or policy design and implementation.

Five DPA Team Members Selected to Join the 2021 Geo for Good Summit

Nov 08 2021 News

Five DPA Team Members Selected to Join the 2021 Geo for Good Summit Share The 2021 Geo for Good Summit, hosted by Google Earth Outreach, will take place from November 16-19th. This virtual conference brings together non-profits, scientists, and government officials to discuss the ability of mapping tools and technology to create positive impacts in the world. This year, 5 … Read More

Gender Data Series: How Can Data be Leveraged to Combat Sexual Harassment and Abuse in the Workplace?

Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Sara Ortiz Nov 03 2021 Blog

GENDER DATA SERIES How Can Data be Leveraged to Combat Sexual Harassment in the Workplace? The “Gender Data Series” includes interviews, videos, and opinion articles with experts from around the globe. The goal of this project is to shed light on issues at the intersection of gender and data; such as health, migration, livelihoods, and gender-based violence (GBV). In the … Read More

DPA’s Director Delivers the Keynote Address at Milwaukee Data Day 2021

Oct 21 2021 News

DPA’s Director Delivers the Keynote Address at Milwaukee Data Day 2021 Share DPA Director Emmanuel Letouzé delivered the keynote address at the virtual event Milwaukee Data Day on October 20, hosted by Data You Can Use, titled “Data as a Language, Lens and Lever for Social Change”. His address, building on the work of his 2015 white paper “Beyond Data Literacy: … Read More

Africa’s Poverty Tsunami: Do Cash Transfers Work Best?

Nelson Papi Kolliesuah Oct 15 2021 Blog

DISCUSSION PIECE Africa’s Poverty Tsunami: Do Cash Transfers Work Best? Share Africa’s GDP is poised to grow exponentially in the next decade. According to the African Development Bank, GDP growth is expected to rise by 3.4% in 2021, an increase from 2.1% in 2020. Despite this anticipated gain, the continent still faces numerous challenges. Although hunger, malnutrition, extreme weather events, … Read More

Meet Data-Pop Alliance’s New Director for the MENA Region, Fouad Mrad

Oct 12 2021 News

Meet Data-Pop Alliance’s New Director for the MENA Region, Fouad Mrad Share Data-Pop Alliance is pleased to announce Professor Fouad Mrad as our new Director for the MENA Region. In this role, he will lead the team’s efforts to harness data and technologies in support of the effective and adequate implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Professor Mrad received … Read More