Lanzamiento del Club de Lectura ‘Contando Feminicidios con Catherine D’Ignazio’

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora May 24 2024 Blog

English Português Estamos emocionadas de anunciar el lanzamiento del Club de Lectura “Contando Feminicidios con Catherine D’Ignazio” el lunes 13 de mayo. Esta iniciativa ya ha atraído a más de 500 participantes de habla inglesa, española y portuguesa de todo el mundo, gracias al generoso apoyo de MIT Press y la colaboración de la profesora Catherine D’Ignazio, directora del MIT … Read More

Lançamento do Clube de Leitura “Contando Feminicídios com Catherine D’Ignazio”

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora May 24 2024 Blog

Español English Estamos entusiasmadas em anunciar o lançamento do Clube de Leitura “Contando Feminicídios com Catherine D’Ignazio” na segunda-feira, 13 de maio. Esta iniciativa já atraiu mais de 500 participantes falantes de inglês, espanhol e português de todo o mundo, graças ao generoso apoio do  MIT Press e à colaboração da Professora Catherine D’Ignazio, Diretora do MIT Data + Feminism Lab, … Read More

‘Counting Feminicide with Catherine D’Ignazio’ Book Club Launches

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora May 24 2024 Blog

Español Português We are excited to announce the launch of the Book Club “Counting Feminicide with Catherine D’Ignazio” on Monday, May 13th. This initiative has already attracted over 500 English, Spanish and Portuguese speaking participants from around the world, thanks to the generous support of  MIT Press and the collaboration of Professor Catherine D’Ignazio, Director of the MIT Data + … Read More

DPA Managing Director Natalie Grover Presents OPAL for Humanitarian Action at the UN STI Forum

Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Natalie Grover May 15 2024 News

On May 8th, 2024, DPA Managing Director Natalie Grover spoke at the United Nations Science, Technology and Innovation (STI)  Forum at the UN Headquarters in New York. In an effort to harness the power of technology and innovation to respond to pressing humanitarian crises, the STI Forum hosted an official side event titled “Leveraging Technology and Innovation to Enhance the … Read More

Club de Lectura y Cine “Tecnología Desde Miradas Feministas”: Destacados del Tercero Mes

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora May 14 2024 Blog

English Português A partir del 19 de febrero, con el apoyo de la Fundación Patrick J. McGovern, nos embarcamos en el segundo mes de nuestro Club de Lectura y Cine “Tecnología Desde Miradas Feministas”, el cual es organizado por DPA y Eureka y realizado en tres idiomas: inglés, portugués y español. Este mes (1-30 de abril) interactuamos con contenido curado … Read More

Clube de Leitura e Cinema “Tecnologia Sob Lentes Feministas”: Destaques do Terceiro Mês

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora May 14 2024 Blog

English Español Iniciado no dia 19 de fevereiro, com apoio da Fundação Patrick J. McGovern, a DPA e a Eureka embarcaram no terceiro e último mês do Clube de Leitura e Cinema “Tecnologia Sob Lentes Feministas”. Realizando sessões em três idiomas – inglês, português e espanhol, este mês (1-30 de abril) engajamos com um conteúdo selecionado para explorar possíveis visões … Read More

‘Technology Through Feminist Lenses’ Book and Movie Club: Highlights from Month Three

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora May 14 2024 Blog

Español Português Beginning on February 19, with the generous backing of the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation, DPA and Eureka embarked on the third and final month of our Book and Movie Club “Technology Through Feminist Lenses”. Conducting sessions in three languages—English, Portuguese, and Spanish—this month (April 1st – April 30) saw us engaging with curated content exploring visions of the … Read More

DPA Program Director Talla Ndiaye Participated in the 2024 Connected Africa Summit

Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Talla Ndiaye May 08 2024 News

“Country policies on data need to be aligned with regional and continental policies. It’s a joint effort – I cannot stress that enough.” Talla Ndiaye, speaking at CAS 2024 ​ Tweet Data-Pop Alliance’s (DPA) Just Digital Transformations Program Director Talla Ndiaye participated in the recently concluded Connected Africa Summit 2024 (CAS), held from April 23rd to 25th in Nairobi, Kenya. … Read More

WFP Innovation Accelerator Selects DPA’s “OPAL for Humanitarian Action” to Respond to Climate-Induced Migration in Senegal

Andrés Lozano, Emmanuel Letouzé, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Natalie Grover, Talla Ndiaye Apr 30 2024 Blog

Data-Pop Alliance’s “OPAL for Humanitarian Action (OPAL4HA)” project was selected by the World Food Programme’s (WFP) Innovation Accelerator as one of four early-stage projects to join its Humanitarian Innovation Accelerator Programme (HIAP), out of 379 applications from 85 countries. The 6-month selection process involved participating in a Bootcamp and pitching to the HIAP team and funders along 16 finalists in … Read More

DPA Helps Facilitate Regional Workshop for Integrated Local MPI Pilot Project in Four African Countries

Agustina Pérez Mirianco, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria Apr 30 2024 News

DPA’s Geographies of Inequalities Program Lead Agustina Perez (picture below) attended a regional workshop in Dakar, Senegal, from April 23rd to 25th, 2024. Hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s Regional Service Centre for Africa (RSCA) Inclusive Growth team, the workshop brought together stakeholders from Burkina Faso, The Gambia, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and other key organizations to reflect on the … Read More

Technical Workshop Marks the Launch of Ghana’s National Data Strategy

Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Talla Ndiaye Apr 23 2024 News

The Ministry of Communication and Digitalisation (MoCD) through the Data Protection Commission – Ghana is developing Ghana’s National Data Strategy with financial assistance and support from the Data Economy Program at GIZ, technical assistance from Smart Africa, and technical support from Data-Pop Alliance (DPA). Notably, DPA also supported Smart Africa in developing Senegal’s National Data Strategy in 2023 and led … Read More

Club de Lectura y Cine “Tecnología Desde Miradas Feministas”: Destacados del Segundo Mes

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora Apr 05 2024 Blog

English Português A partir del 19 de febrero, con el apoyo de la Fundación Patrick J. McGovern, nos embarcamos en el segundo mes de nuestro Club de Lectura y Cine “Tecnología Desde Miradas Feministas”, el cual es organizado por DPA y Eureka y realizado en tres idiomas: inglés, portugués y español. Este mes (19 de febrero al 17 de marzo) … Read More

Clube de Leitura e Cinema “Tecnologia Sob Lentes Feministas”: Destaques do Segundo Mês

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora Apr 05 2024 Blog

English Español Iniciado no dia 19 de fevereiro, com apoio da Fundação Patrick J. McGovern, a DPA e a Eureka embarcaram no segundo mês do Clube de Leitura e Cinema “Tecnologia Sob Lentes Feministas”. Realizando sessões em três idiomas – inglês, português e espanhol, este mês (19 de fevereiro a 17 de março) engajamos com um conteúdo selecionado para explorar … Read More

‘Technology Through Feminist Lenses’ Book and Movie Club: Highlights from the Second Month

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora Apr 05 2024 Blog

Español Português Beginning on February 19, with the generous backing of the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation, DPA and Eureka embarked on the second month of our Book and Movie Club “Technology Through Feminist Lenses”. Conducting sessions in three languages—English, Portuguese, and Spanish—this month (Feb 19 – March 17) saw us engaging with curated content to explore how technology intersects with … Read More

Club de Lectura y Cine “Tecnología Desde Miradas Feministas”: Destacados del Primer Mes

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora Mar 14 2024 Blog

English Português Iniciando el 15 de enero, con el apoyo de la Fundación Patrick J McGovern, Data-Pop Alliance y Eureka lanzaron el Club de Lectura y Cine titulado “Tecnología Desde Miradas Feministas”. El Club realiza sesiones en tres idiomas: inglés, portugués y español. A lo largo del mes inaugural (15 de enero al 18 de febrero), utilizamos contenido curado para … Read More

Clube de Leitura e Cinema “Tecnologia Sob Lentes Feministas”: Destaques do Primeiro Mês

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora Mar 14 2024 Blog

English Español Iniciado em 15 de janeiro, com apoio da Fundação Patrick J McGovern, a DPA e a Eureka orgulhosamente lançaram o Clube de Leitura e Cinema intitulado “Tecnologia Sob Lentes Feministas”. O Clube realiza sessões em três idiomas: inglês, português e espanhol. Ao longo do mês inaugural (15 de janeiro a 18 de fevereiro), utilizamos conteúdos selecionados que traziam … Read More

‘Technology Through Feminist Lenses’ Book and Movie Club: Highlights from the First Month

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora Mar 13 2024 Blog

Español Português Commencing on January 15, with the generous support of the Patrick J McGovern Foundation, DPA and Eureka proudly launched the Book and Movie Club titled, “Technology Through Feminist Lenses”. The Club conducts sessions in three languages: English, Portuguese, and Spanish. Throughout the inaugural month (Jan 15-Feb18), we utilized curated content to explore technology as a lens to discuss … Read More

¡Nuevo Club de Lectura y Cine! “Tecnología desde Miradas Feministas”

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora Jan 11 2024 Blog

English Português A partir del 15 de enero hasta abril del 2024, con el apoyo de la Fundación Patrick J McGovern, Data-Pop Alliance (DPA) y Eureka lanzarán conjuntamente el Club de Lectura y Cine “Tecnología Desde Miradas Feministas” en tres idiomas: inglés, español y portugués. Veremos, leeremos y discutiremos diversas obras curadas que nos permitirán sumergirnos en el tema de … Read More

Novo Clube de Leitura e Cinema! “Tecnologia Sob Lentes Feministas”

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora Jan 11 2024 Blog

English Español A partir de 15 de janeiro até abril de 2024, com o apoio da Fundação Patrick J. McGovern, a Data-Pop Alliance (DPA) e a Eureka lançam e conduzem juntas um Clube de Leitura e Cinema sobre “Tecnologia sob Lentes Feministas” em três idiomas: inglês, espanhol e português. Estaremos assistindo, lendo e discutindo conteúdos selecionados que nos permitirão mergulhar … Read More

New Book and Movie Club! “Technology Through Feminist Lenses”

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora Jan 09 2024 Blog

Português Español Starting on January 15 up to April 2024, with support from the Patrick J McGovern Foundation, Data-Pop Alliance (DPA) and Eureka, are launching and running together a Book and Movie Club on “Technology Through Feminist Lenses” in three languages: English, Spanish and Portuguese. We will be watching, reading and discussing curated content that will allow us to immerse … Read More

Our “Overview and Outlook 2022-2024” is Out!

Angela Paola Caile, Anthony Deen, Emmanuel Letouzé, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Natalie Grover, Sara Ortiz Sep 05 2023 News

Download the “Overview and Outlook 2022-2024” Report 10 Year Anniversary Edition Finding appropriate metrics to summarize a decade of work by and at Data-Pop Alliance is not easy. It could be the number of projects completed (over 100), of our publications (92), of countries where we have worked (over 30), or partners we have collaborated with (countless). It could also … Read More

LWL #44 Data Activism: Empowering Change through Insight

Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Núbia Rodrigues, Sara Ortiz Apr 12 2023 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #44 Data Activism: Empowering Change through Insight “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any” – Alice Walker In today’s digital age, data is everywhere. From social media posts and online transactions to government records and scientific research, data is generated and collected at an unprecedented rate. But beyond … Read More

LWL #40 Engineering the Future? AI Laboratories Around the World

Anthony Deen, Evelin Lasarga, Guillermo Romero, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Sara Ortiz Sep 08 2022 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #40 Engineering the Future ? AI Laboratories Around the World It seems that we are witnessing significant progress in the development of AI systems and technologies almost daily. Behind the scenes, there are many dedicated organizations, laboratories, and research centers that are working arduously towards finding solutions to pressing issues. There are the well-known big tech giants, … Read More

LWL #39 The Data Police: How AI and Big Data are Reshaping Crime Prevention

Ana Deborah Lana, Anthony Deen, Emmanuel Letouzé, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Mariana Rozo Paz, Nelson Papi Kolliesuah, Sara Ortiz Aug 10 2022 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #39 The Data Police: How AI and Big Data are Reshaping Crime Prevention Imagine being able to detect crime hotspots in your city, use facial recognition software to match camera footage from a robbery with a database of images, or even predict the likelihood of a crime (including time and location) before it occurs. While this might … Read More

LWL #36 Crisis Data: New Technology and Humanitarian Emergencies

Ana Deborah Lana, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Nelson Papi Kolliesuah, Sara Ortiz, Yara Antoniassi Mar 30 2022 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #36 Crisis Data: New Technology in Humanitarian Emergencies Accurate data is pivotal to identifying and responding to the needs of those impacted by a variety of shocks, including violent conflicts, environmental disasters, epidemics, and other life-threatening emergencies. By gathering and processing personal, public, and geographic data, aid organizations, humanitarian workers and other relevant actors are able to … Read More

LWL #34 The Creative Arts and AI: The Ultimate Collaboration (or Competition?)

Ana Deborah Lana, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Mariana Rozo Paz, Marie Helena Abou Jaoude, Sara Ortiz Jan 17 2022 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #34 The Creative Arts and AI: The Ultimate Collaboration (or Competition?) Repetitive, structured, and monotonous are adjectives often associated with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). Normally these tools are not linked with being creative, let alone with the creation of art. However, in recent years this perception has changed and, increasingly, artists are breaking barriers … 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

LWL #32 Facebook, the Promise and the Peril

Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Mariana Rozo Paz, Marie Helena Abou Jaoude, Nelson Papi Kolliesuah, Sara Ortiz Oct 27 2021 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #32 Facebook, the Promise and the Peril When speaking about the purpose of his company, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been quoted as saying, “By giving people the power to share, we’re making the world more transparent.” This leads to a very important question, is Facebook itself living up to this standard? According to a recent whistleblower, … Read More

LWL #31 Online Harassment and AI Content Moderation: Countering Threats to Freedom of Expression

Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Luma Mariath, Mariana Rozo Paz, Sara Ortiz Sep 29 2021 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #31 Online Harassment and AI Content Moderation: Countering Threats to Freedom of Expression The emergence and popularity of new social networks has opened space for a multitude of virtual interactions between people from diverse backgrounds. Consequently, the internet allows anyone to become a “communicator”, with access to a wide audience to share their views. With the virtual … Read More

The CODE for Building Participatory and Ethical Data Projects

Emmanuel Letouzé, Ivette Yáñez Soria Aug 03 2021 Blog

DISCUSSION PIECE The CODE for Building Participatory and Ethical Data Projects This piece was published with the support and as part of the Data Values Project (#DataValues) launched by the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, of which Data-Pop Alliance is a founding member. Photo: Rawpixel (Shutterstock) What’s the best strategy for ensuring development projects adhere to ethical guidelines? It’s … Read More

LWL #29 Blockchain and its Application to Collective Challenges

Ivette Yáñez Soria, Mariana Rozo Paz, Mariem Omrani, Sara Ortiz Jul 08 2021 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #29 Blockchain and its Application to Collective Challenges Although it has most commonly been associated with cryptocurrency, since its release in 2008 with the white paper “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System”, the blockchain system has been always praised for its potential to transform various sectors. Namely, blockchain can be used to address environmental challenges, enable e-voting, … Read More

LWL #28 Can Data and AI be Used as a Weapon to Fight Corruption?

Ariana Carballido, Farah Mtimet, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Mariana Rozo Paz, Marie Helena Abou Jaoude, Mariem Omrani, Sara Ortiz Jun 09 2021 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #28 Can Data and AI be Used as a Weapon to Fight Corruption? Corruption is a major challenge for governments, companies, and societies all around the world. It is an expensive criminal and cultural practice. According to the UN, an estimated one trillion dollars are paid in bribes annually, while another 2.6 trillion are lost in corrupt activities … Read More

8M: Reporte y registro de violencia doméstica en Bogotá, Ciudad de México y São Paulo

Agustina Pérez Mirianco, Ariana Carballido, Berenice Fernandez Nieto, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Sara Ortiz Mar 08 2021 Blog

DISCUSSION PIECE 8M: Reporte y registro de violencia doméstica en Ciudad de México, Bogotá y São Paulo en el contexto de COVID-19 Sobre el Día Internacional de la Mujer (8M) Alrededor del mundo el Día Internacional de la Mujer se conmemora cada 8 de Marzo (también referido como 8M) con el objetivo de crear conciencia y alentar la reflexión crítica … Read More

New Report Series: Assessment of Impacts and Implications of COVID-19 in Four Sub-Saharan African Countries

Andrés Lozano, Ariana Carballido, Emmanuel Letouzé, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Kevin Henkens, Nigora Isamiddinova Mar 03 2021 News

Assessment of Impacts and Implications of COVID-19 in Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, South Sudan, Togo – Report Series Data-Pop Alliance (DPA) is glad to share the main outputs of a year-long collaboration with four UNDP Country Offices in sub-Saharan Africa in the form of four reports titled Impacts and Implications of COVID-19 in Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, South Sudan and Togo. These … Read More

LWL #24 Fighting Misinformation with Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

Ariana Carballido, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Sara Ortiz Feb 02 2021 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #24 Fighting Misinformation with Big Data and Artificial Intelligence We are currently living in the age of information and data. Whether it be through news outlets or social media, everyday we are bombarded with hundreds of images and headlines that come in the shape of articles, personal stories, memes or videos. In this busy landscape, “fake news” … Read More

LWL #23 Harnessing Big Data for Mobility and Migration

Ariana Carballido, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Sara Ortiz Dec 18 2020 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #23 Harnessing Big Data for Mobility and Migration In 2019, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) estimated that the number of migrants worldwide had reached 272 million, a figure that has tripled since 1970. Though most of these migrants fled their countries searching for better job opportunities, about 26 million people have been driven away from their … Read More

Violence Against Women in Latin America: The Multiple Facets of a Pervasive Issue

Anna Spinardi, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Nora Löhr, Sara Ortiz, Zinnya del Villar Dec 05 2020 Blog

DISCUSSION PIECE Violence Against Women in Latin America: The Multiple Facets of a Pervasive Issue Photo: Analise Benevides. Edition: Paola Caile. November 25 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, a date that serves as a global reminder of what it is now refered to as the “shadow pandemic” (UN Women, 2020). But how to tackle … Read More

Using Data to Shed Light on the Shadow Pandemic of Domestic Violence in Mexico

Ivette Yáñez Soria, Marie-Helen Cymorek, Valentin Kruspel, Zinnya del Villar Oct 27 2020 Blog

DISCUSSION PIECE Using Data to Shed Light on the Shadow Pandemic of Domestic Violence in Mexico Violence against women and girls (VaWG) is a worldwide phenomenon that occurs in various forms and spaces, unfortunately including where one should feel safest: at home with one’s partner or family. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, as gender inequality and domestic violence … Read More