Links We Like – Algorithmic Bias and the Gender Gap

Maria Antonia Bravo, Natalie Grover News

Week 3: Algorithmic Biasand the Gender Gap A recent article by Wang et al studies gender trends in computer science authorship, revealing that, “if current trends continue, parity between the number of male and female authors will not be reached in this century”. Although examining the proportion of female authorship over time only captures one of the many facets of … Read More

EmpoderaData: empowerment through data in Latin America

Jackie Carter, Julie Ricard, Natalie Grover, Valentina Casasbuenas, Vanessa Higgins Blog, News

On May 16-17 in São Paulo, Data-Pop Alliance, University of Manchester, and FGV EAESP jointly organized a workshop on Data Literacy and SDGs in Latin America. The workshop followed an open seminar on “Big Data for Social Good” which gathered over 80 participants from different sectors and discussed ongoing initiatives leveraging ‘big data’ for research and public policy in Brazil … Read More

Resumen del curso de capacitación DPA y CEPAL, “Big data, economía digital y desarrollo sostenible” realizado en Santo Domingo, RD, 9-11 de abril, 2019

Maria Antonia Bravo, Natalie Grover Blog

Data-Pop Alliance dirigió un taller de formación profesional sobre “Big Data, Economía Digital y Desarrollo Sostenible” en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana del 9 al 11 de abril, 2019, en alianza con la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe de las Naciones Unidas (NU CEPAL) y la Oficina Nacional de Estadística (ONE). Este taller hizo parte de un programa … Read More

Links We Like – Green Tech: The Sustainability Conundrum

Maria Antonia Bravo, Natalie Grover News

Week 2 Green Tech: The Sustainability Conundrum As a data-driven organization, we dwell in the techno-scientific world, leveraging research, capacity building and community engagement around topics such as machine learning and AI to drive a people-centered Big Data revolution. Although sustainable development is one of the main drivers of our work, we know how large the environmental footprint of technology … Read More

Big data para o bem comum

Julie Ricard, Natalie Grover News

Big Data para o Bem Comum 16-17 de Maio 2019 São Paulo SP Durante a última década, vivemos uma “revolução de dados”. A maioria de nossas ações e interações como seres humanos e sociedades são mediadas ou capturadas por dispositivos e serviços digitais, deixando assim um rastro digital. Nossas vidas e sociedades estão cada vez mais digitalizadas e codificadas em … Read More

Links We Like

Maria Antonia Bravo, Natalie Grover News

We are pleased to announce the return of our series “Links We Like”. Every two weeks, the Data-Pop Alliance team gathers links to articles, books, and more that we want to share with our network. Week 2: Green Tech – The Sustainability Conundrum As a data-driven organization, we dwell in the techno-scientific world, leveraging research, capacity building and community engagement … Read More

Links We Like

Maria Antonia Bravo, Natalie Grover News

We are pleased to announce the return of our series “Links We Like”. Every two weeks, the Data-Pop Alliance team gathers links to articles, books, and more that we want to share with our network. Week 1: AI For Social Good Google’s “AI for Social Good” initiative launched on October 2018, aiming to drive the adoption of “Artificial Intelligence (AI) … Read More

Overview of the Data Pop Alliance – UNSSC Training Course “Leveraging Big Data for Sustainable Development” held at MIT Media Lab, October 15-17, 2018

Julie Ricard, Natalie Grover Blog, News

On October 15-17, Data-Pop Alliance and UNSSC conducted our third training workshop of 2018 in Cambridge, MA. The workshop is part of a broader training program tailored towards development practitioners, policymakers, and researchers interested in strengthening their knowledge and skills to leverage Big Data in their work. © Maya van Wingerden With an impressively diverse cohort of participants, this training … Read More

SD Talks Session 4 – Big Data and the Global Gender Gap: The Promises and Perils of Digital Information

Natalie Grover News, Uncategorized

  Announcing the fourth Webinar of the SD Talks Special Series on Data for Sustainable Development series, produced jointly by Data-Pop Alliance and the UN System Staff College (UNSSC). Guest speakers Rebecca Furst-Nichols (Deputy Director) and Bapu Vaitla (Fellow) of Data2X, a collaborative advocacy and technical initiative hosted by the United Nations Foundation that works to improve the use of global gender data, will discuss … Read More

Seminar and Training on “Big Data, Digital Economy, and Sustainable Development” in Mexico City, October 16-19, 2017

Natalie Grover Blog

  Data-Pop Alliance led a training workshop on “Big Data, Economy, and Sustainable Development” in Mexico City on October 17-19, 2017 in partnership with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNECLAC) and the Mexican Presidency’s Coordinación de Estrategia Digital Nacional (EDN). The workshop is part of a comprehensive program, which includes other trainings and activities … Read More