Paid Internship Opportunity: Research and Content Intern – MENA & SSA

DPA Team Oct 23 2020 Jobs

Paid Internship Opportunity: Research and Content Intern – MENA & SSA Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Research and Content Intern for the MENA and SSA region. We are an international nonprofit created in 2013 out of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), the MIT Media Lab and ODI. We bring together researchers, experts, practitioners, and activists to change the world with … Read More

Paid Internship Opportunity: Research and Content Intern – Latin America​

DPA Team Oct 23 2020 Jobs

Job Opportunity: Research and Content Intern Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Research and Content Intern. We are an international nonprofit created in 2013 out of 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 and … Read More

Paid Internship Opportunity: Data Analyst Intern

DPA Team Oct 20 2020 Jobs

Paid Internship Opportunity: Data Analyst Intern Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Data Analyst Intern. We are an international nonprofit created in 2013 out of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), the MIT Media Lab and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). We bring together researchers, experts, practitioners, and activists to change the world with data through three pillars of work: diagnosing … Read More

Partnership Announcement: AECID

DPA Team Oct 13 2020 News

NUEVA ALIANZA Data-Pop Alliance se complace en anunciar su nueva alianza con la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID), la cual tiene el objetivo de apoyar la inclusión de fuentes de Big Data en proyectos de Desarrollo Sostenible por parte del sector público en Latinoamérica y el Caribe. El acuerdo, firmado en  Septiembre 2020, tiene el objetivo de fomentar … Read More

Two New Partnerships Announcement

DPA Team Oct 05 2020 News

PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT Data-Pop Alliance is pleased to announce its partnership with GIZ Data Lab, signed in June 2020, as well as the partnership with the Unidas network, signed in August 2020. Both partnerships emerge from the need to understand more about the exacerbation of gender inequalities and domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the two projects seek … Read More

Our Latest Quarterly Update is Out!

DPA Team Sep 30 2020 News

Our Latest Quarterly Update is Out! Read our most recent Quarterly Update (QU3, 2020) to learn more about the work we have been developing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including: The COVID-19 socio-economic impact assessments we’re developing in four African countries: Liberia, Equatorial Guinea, Togo and South Sudan, The pilot risk model to map Violence against Women in Mexico, … Read More

Job opening: Graphic and Web Designer (closed)

DPA Team Sep 08 2020 Jobs

Job Opening: Graphic and Web Designer (closed) Data-Pop Alliance (DPA), a global not-for-profit coalition created in 2013 by the MIT Connection Science, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), and Overseas Development Institute (ODI), is looking to hire a Graphic and Web Designer based in Mexico City, part or full time.  Effective dates: 3 months initially (October – December 2020), half time or … Read More

Job opening: National Project Coordinator & Data Scientist (closed)

DPA Team Aug 10 2020 Jobs

Job Opportunity: Jordan-Based National Project Coordinator & Data Scientist (closed) Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a part time or full-time (min. 60%) National Project Coordinator & Data Scientist consultant based in Amman, Jordan to collaborate on a joint project with UN-ESCWA.  We are an international nonprofit created in 2013 out of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), the MIT Media Lab … Read More

Job opening: Data Scientist & Training Specialist

DPA Team Jul 31 2020 Jobs

Job Opening: Data Scientist & Training Specialist Data-Pop Alliance is seeking a full-time Data Scientist & Training Specialist based in Mexico City. Eligible candidate must have existing legal authorization to work in Mexico.  We are an international nonprofit created in 2013 out of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), the MIT Media Lab and ODI. We bring together researchers, experts, practitioners, … Read More

“Mundos Paralelos”: nuevo informe con Oxfam México

DPA Team Jul 30 2020 Blog

“Mundos Paralelos” big data y desigualdad en la Ciudad de México ¿Cómo se pueden usar datos de movilidad para observar y entender más sobre el fenómeno de la desigualdad social en el ámbito urbano?  “Mundos paralelos” es un proyecto desarrollado por Data-Pop Alliance y Oxfam México, cuyo propósito es analizar la desigualdad que enfrentan miles de habitantes en la Ciudad … Read More

Paid Internship Opportunity: Research and Content Intern (Closed)

DPA Team Jun 22 2020 Jobs

Paid Internship Opportunity: Research and Content Intern based in Bogotá At Data-Pop Alliance, we’re looking for a Research and Content Intern. We are an international nonprofit created in 2013 out of 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: … Read More

Job opening: Chief Operations and Strategy Officer (closed)

DPA Team Jun 11 2020 Jobs

Job opening: Chief Operations and Strategy Officer (closed) Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Chief Operations and Strategy Officer. We are an international nonprofit created in 2013 out of 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

Job opening: Full stack developer (closed)

DPA Team May 25 2020 Jobs

Job opening: Full stack developer (closed) At Data-Pop Alliance, we are looking to hire a Full stack developer based in Mexico City or Bogota, part or full time.  Effective dates: 5 months initially, half time or full time (to be discussed).  Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer (CCO) and the Communications and Partnerships Officer in Mexico while working closely with team … Read More

Job opening: Data Scientist (closed)

DPA Team Mar 24 2020 Jobs

Data-Pop Alliance is seeking a full-time Senior Data Scientist based in Mexico City. Effective dates: April 15 through July 15, with a possible extension (depending on fit and funding). Full-time. Reporting to the Director and working closely with the Researchers based in Mexico City, Bogotá and Santiago, and the Chief Operations Officer (COO) based in Bogotá; the Senior Data Scientist … Read More

Resultados y panorama 2019 – 2020

DPA Team Mar 04 2020 Blog

Share Facebook-f Twitter Data-Pop Alliance nació hace siete años tras reconocer que los datos serían el elemento que definiría al siglo XXI. Desde entonces, frases como “Big Data” y “Revolución de los datos” han sido reemplazadas por “La cuarta revolución industrial” e “Inteligencia artificial”. Sin embargo, la pregunta fundamental sigue siendo la misma: ¿Cómo podemos moldear los sistemas de datos … Read More

Overview and Outlook 2019 – 2020

DPA Team Jan 30 2020 Blog

Data-Pop Alliance was born 7 years ago out of the recognition that the defining element of the 21st century would be data. Since, phrases such as ”Big Data” and “Data Revolution” have been largely replaced by “Fourth Industrial Revolution” and “Artificial Intelligence”, but the key question remain essentially the same: how can data-infused systems and societies be shaped to foster … Read More

Training Workshop for IGBE in Rio de Janeiro

DPA Team Nov 04 2019 Blog

3-Day training workshop on “Web data collection and analysis: Web scraping and API’s interaction” at Rio de Janeiro november 25-27th, 2019 Overview Our upcoming training workshop on “Web data collection and analysis: Web scraping and API’s interaction” will take place on November 25-27th at the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) offices in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This 3-day training … Read More

Partnership Announcement: DPA & RutaN

DPA Team Oct 14 2019 News

Partnership Announcement: Data-Pop Alliance and RutaN Data-Pop Alliance se complace en anunciar su nueva alianza con RutaN, el centro de innovación y negocios de Medellín, firmada en Octubre 2019. Con el fin de convertir a ésta en la “ciudad de los datos”, RutaN ha promovido exitosamente diversos programas de ciencia, tecnología e innovación que han potenciado las competencias de empresarios, … Read More

DPA Opens its Latin American Office in Mexico City

DPA Team Oct 14 2019 News

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We are excited to announce the opening of our Latin American Office based in Mexico City. Since its first steps, DPA has maintained and expanded its in-country presence in the region. Currently, we have team-cells in Colombia, Brazil, and Chile, in addition to Mexico City. By opening a dedicated Latin America office, we aim to consolidate our presence in the … Read More

Partnership Announcement between Data-Pop Alliance and UN-ESCWA

DPA Team Jul 26 2019 News

Partnership Announcement:Data-Pop Alliance and UN-ESCWA Data-Pop Alliance is pleased to announce its partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA), signed on May 2019. This agreement will allow cooperation between both entities for the design of public policies for Data Innovation in the Arab region. The main goal will be contributing to sustainable development of … Read More

Research Intern Position – Mexico City

DPA Team Jun 10 2019 Jobs

Data-Pop Alliance is seeking a full-time Research Intern based in Mexico City. Effective dates: 2 months, starting early July – through August 31st. Working space will be provided by Data-Pop Alliance; alternatively the intern can work from home, if and when this would be suitable for Data-Pop Alliance and the intern. However, presence in the office may be required for … Read More

Program Operations Officer – Mexico City

DPA Team May 31 2019 Jobs

Data-Pop Alliance is seeking a full time Project Operations Officer (OPO) based in Mexico City. Effective dates: July – December 2019, with possibility of extension past January 2020. 2-month trial period starting by end of July. Reporting to the Deputy Director for Latin American and the Caribbean based in Mexico, the Project Operations Officer will support Data-Pop Alliance’s work through the … Read More

Próximo taller de capacitación en Bogotá con DANE

DPA Team Apr 10 2019 News

TALLER DE FORMACIÓN PROFESIONAL Big Data, Economía Digital y Desarrollo Sostenible 7 – 9 de mayo de 2019 Bogotá, Colombia Ubicación DANE CAN<br Carrera 59 # 26-70<br Centro Administrativo Nacional<br Bogotá, Bogotá 111321<br Colombia Inscribirse Acerca del taller Nos complace anunciar nuestro próximo taller de capacitación en colaboración con La Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) y … Read More

Data-Pop Alliance, CEPAL, y la ONE organizan primer taller en la República Dominicana sobre Big Data, Economía Digital y Desarrollo Sostenible

DPA Team Apr 10 2019 News

Santo Domingo, 09 de abril de 2019.- La Oficina Nacional de Estadística (ONE), como país coordinador del grupo de trabajo sobre medición de las tecnologías de la información y las comunicaciones de la Conferencia Estadística de las Américas, en conjunto con la CEPAL y Data-Pop Alliance, dio apertura al primer Taller regional de Formación Profesional sobre Big-Data bajo el tema: “Economía Digital y Desarrollo Sostenible”. Con este evento inédito la institución busca promover la aplicación de los métodos y las herramientas del Big Data en proyectos de desarrollo sostenible.

Taller de capacitación en República Dominicana con CEPAL

DPA Team Feb 26 2019 News

TALLER DE FORMACIÓN PROFESIONAL Big Data, Economía Digital y Desarrollo Sostenible 9-11 de abril de 2019 Santo Domingo, República Dominicana Acerca del taller Agenda Newsfeed Acerca del taller Nos complace anunciar nuestro próximo taller de capacitación en colaboración con La Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) y  la Oficina Nacional de Estadística de República Dominicana (ONE), como … Read More

Atelier de formation “Mobiliser le Big Data pour le Développement Durable” à Tunis

DPA Team Feb 14 2019 Blog, News

Atelier de formation“Mobiliser le Big Data pour le Développement Durable” à Tunis 22-24 avril 2019 A propos du cours Agenda Intervenant-es Équipe de facilitation Nous contacter Notre prochain atelier de formation “Mobiliser le Big Data pour le Développement Durable” (entièrement en français) aura lieu à Tunis, du 22 au 24 avril 2019, organisé en partenariat avec Nations Unies Tunisie. Ce … Read More

Convocatoria: Practicante de Investigación – Bogotá, Colombia

DPA Team Feb 13 2019 Jobs

Ubicación: Bogotá Cargo: Practicante de Investigación Duración: 4 meses OBJETIVO Buscamos estudiantes de pregrado motivados por la innovación social y la tecnología, con interés en aprender sobre Big Data y desarrollo sostenible, y con habilidades de adaptación y trabajo en equipo. Data-Pop Alliance (DPA) es una coalición global sobre Big Data y desarrollo creada por Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, el MIT … Read More

Partnership Announcement between Data-Pop Alliance and Oxfam México

DPA Team Jan 26 2019 News

Partnership Announcement:Data-Pop Alliance and Oxfam México Data-Pop Alliance se complace de anunciar su nueva alianza con Oxfam México bajo el proyecto DataMex, orientado hacia la investigación aplicación del big data para el área de desarrollo. Como parte de esta alianza, se ha adelantado una consultoría, y a partir del análisis realizado durante el último trimestre del 2018 y el 2019, se … Read More

Sustainable Development, Big Data and AI Research and Training Intern – Cambridge, MA

DPA Team Jan 16 2019 Jobs

Terms of Reference Sustainable Development, Big Data and AI Research and Training Intern   Data-Pop Alliance is seeking a part-time Sustainable Development, Big Data, and AI Research and Training Intern based in Cambridge MA. Effective dates: 2-3 months, starting mid-January – through mid-April. Working space will be provided by Data-Pop Alliance; alternatively the intern can work from home, if and … Read More

Join us in Istanbul for the “Data for Refugees” (D4R) Challenge Workshop on January 21, 2019

DPA Team Nov 15 2018 News

Join us in Istanbul for the “Data for Refugees” (D4R) Challenge Workshop on January 21, 2019 We are pleased to announce that the “Data for Refugees” (D4R) Challenge Workshop will take place on January 21st, 2019 at Boğaziçi University, in Istanbul, Turkey. This Workshop will be the culmination of the D4R Challenge launched in December of last year. For this … Read More

Upcoming 3-Day Training at MIT Media Lab

DPA Team Aug 20 2018 Blog, News

Upcoming 3-Day Training on“Big Data for Sustainable Development” at the MIT Media Lab October 15-17th, 2018 Overview About the Course Agenda Speakers Facilitators Overview Our next training workshop on “Big Data for Sustainable Development” will be held at the MIT Media Lab on October 15-17th, as part of our Global Professional Training Program developed and delivered in partnership with the United … Read More

Big Data for Social Good 2018 – Ready for a Wild World

DPA Team May 21 2018 News

As part of the annual Big Data for Social Good event, hosted by Telefónica in Madrid, Emmanuel Letouzé delivered a presentation on “Big Data and Open Algorithms for Resilient Societies” and participated in the panel “Towards sustainability & scalability of Social Good initiatives – BD4SG Ready for a Wild World“. Data-Pop was joined in speaking by other global organizations, such as … Read More

Research and Training Strategy Intern – Cambridge MA

DPA Team May 16 2018 Jobs

Data-Pop Alliance is seeking a full-time Trainings Intern based in Cambridge MA (or alternatively New York City). Effective dates: 2-3 months, starting early June or July – through August 31st. Reporting to the Director and working closely with the Knowledge Manager based in Cambridge MA, the Research and Training Strategy intern will support Data-Pop Alliance’s Global training program on Big … Read More

Fundraising Officer – Bogotá or Mexico City

DPA Team May 14 2018 Jobs

Data-Pop Alliance is seeking a full-time Fundraising Officer to be based in Bogotá or Mexico City. Effective dates: June 1st through August 31st with possibility of extension depending on funding; Full-time Reporting to the Director and working closely with the Knowledge Manager and Operations and Outreach Manager based in Cambridge MA and NYC, the Fundraising Officer will undertake all fundraising-related … Read More

Communications and Design Intern – Cambridge, New York City, or Mexico City

DPA Team Apr 20 2018 Jobs

Data-Pop Alliance is seeking a full-time Communications and Design Intern based in Cambridge MA, New York City, or Mexico City (tbd according to dates and candidate’s preferences), and will work out of the Data-Pop Alliance offices. Effective dates: 2-3 months, Starting early June or July – through August 31st.   Reporting to the Director and working closely with the Operations … Read More

Program Assistant : New York City or Cambridge, MA

DPA Team Feb 28 2018 Jobs

Program Assistant Data-Pop Alliance is seeking a full or part-time Program Assistant to be based in New York City or Cambridge, MA. Effective dates:  May 1 for an initial 6 months with a 2 month trial period.    Part-time: 3-5 days a week Reporting to the Operations and Outreach Officer based in NYC, under the authority of the Director, the … Read More

Upcoming Professional Training Workshops in Dakar and Bangkok in March, 2018

DPA Team Dec 04 2017 News

We are pleased to announce two upcoming workshops in Dakar, Senegal (March 6 – 8, 2018) and Bangkok, Thailand (March 27 – 29, 2018) as part of our Global Professional Training Program on Big Data for Sustainable Development developed and delivered in partnership with UNSSC and financial support from the Hewlett Foundation. Over each three-day session, these workshops will enhance … Read More

Introducing the UNSSC/Data-Pop Alliance Big Data & Sustainable Development Open Learning Hub

DPA Team Nov 29 2017 News

As part of our data literacy program, Data-Pop Alliance and the Knowledge Center for Sustainable Development of the United Nations Staff College (UNSSC), are excited to share the launch of the “Big Data & Sustainable Development Open Learning Hub”. Our vision is the creation of a global community of practice, through an open and free interactive learning platform, to facilitate … Read More

Data-Pop Alliance – ECLAC Training Course on Big Data and Digital Economy, in São Paulo September 27-29

DPA Team Oct 13 2017 Blog

In partnership with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and Cetic.br, Data-Pop Alliance ran a 3-day training workshop from September 27-29, 2017 on “Big Data for Measuring the Digital Economy” in São Paulo. Focused on Big Data and the digital economy in the LAC region, targeting UN and governmental staff, this program was launched in Santiago … Read More

Mobiliser le Big Data pour le Développement Durable – Workshop à Dakar, 6-8 mars, 2018

DPA Team Sep 18 2017 News

Mobiliser le Big Data pour le Développement Durable Un cours par Data-Pop Alliance en collaboration avec l’Ecole des cadres du système des Nations Unies (UNSSC) Du 6 au 8 mars 2018 Centre d’Information des Nations Unies (UNIC), Dakar Le second cours de notre Programme Global de Formation Professionnelle sur le Big Data et le Développement Durable, développé et délivré en partenariat … Read More

Program Assistant, New York City

DPA Team Aug 30 2017 Jobs

Data-Pop Alliance is seeking a full or part-time Program Assistant to support its research, training and policy activities in Latin America and Africa in particular. The Program Assistant is expected to be based in New York City, and will work out of the Data-Pop Alliance office located at ThoughtWorks NYC: 99 Madison Ave, New York. Effective dates: September 18, 2017 … Read More

SD Talks Special Series on Data for Sustainable Development – Session 2: Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

DPA Team May 08 2017 Blog

Session 2: Partnership for Sustainable Development Data: Mobilising Data for Leaving No One Behind of the webinar series on Data for Sustainable Development, was delivered by Dr. Claire Melamed, Executive Director of Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD). If you were not able to attend you can still watch the session now and learn more about the GPSDD and the importance of partnering … Read More

Register now for our next Professional Training Workshop “Leveraging Big Data for Sustainable Development” in Nairobi on June 27-29, in partnership with UNSSC

DPA Team Apr 25 2017 News

Leveraging Big Data for Sustainable Development – Fellowships available – A course by Data-Pop Alliance in partnership with the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) 27-29 June 2017 UN Office in Nairobi (UNON) , Kenya Following the launch last year of our Global Professional Training Program on Big Data for Sustainable Development developed and delivered in partnership with UNSSC and financial … Read More

SD Talks Special Series on Data for Sustainable Development – Session 2: Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

DPA Team Apr 20 2017 Blog

Partnership for Sustainable Development Data: Mobilising Data for Leaving No One Behind Friday 28 April 2017 02:00 PM CEST | 8:00 AM EDT After the successful launch of our SD Talks Special Series on Data for Sustainable Development in March 2017, we are pleased to announce the second webinar session of the series. Organised in partnership with the UNSSC Knowledge … Read More

SD Talks Special Series on Data for Sustainable Development – Session 1: Big Data: What is it and how can it Contribute to Sustainable Development

DPA Team Apr 04 2017 Blog

 Session 1: Big Data: What is it and how can it Contribute to Sustainable Development of the webinar series on Data for Sustainable Development, developed and delivered in partnership with the UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development, as a part of its SD Talks Special Series initiative, successfully kicked off with a record 400 registered participants and 128 attendees! If you … Read More

Launch of the Webinar Series on Data for Sustainable Development in Partnership with UNSSC

DPA Team Mar 20 2017 News

Big Data: What is it and how can it contribute to Sustainable Development? Thursday, 30 March 2017 02:30 PM CEST Data-Pop Alliance is pleased to announce the launch of the Webinar Series on Data for Sustainable Development, developed and delivered in partnership with the UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development, as a part of its SD Talks Special Series initiative. … Read More

Watch the Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development Sessions Online, March 1-3

DPA Team Feb 28 2017 News

Watch the Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development Sessions Online, March 1-3 The Global Festival of Ideas, the first ‘playable’ policy conference on the SDGs, is starting tomorrow (March 1-3) in Bonn! A great crowd of leading thinkers, policy-makers, civil society and activists, together with gaming experts and policy simulators that will gather to discuss news ways of thinking … Read More