Job Opportunity: Fundraising Intern (Remote)

Sep 30 2022 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Fundraising Intern (Remote, Paid Position) Share 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 … Read More

“Links We Like: A Compilation of 40 Editions” is Available Now!

Sep 21 2022 News

“Links We Like: A Compilation of 40 Editions” is Available Now! Share Links We Like has reached its 40th edition! To celebrate this milestone, we have complied all 40 editions into a downloadable PDF publication. We are proud of the hard work that has gone into creating this valuable resource, which is now possible to view in an accessible and visually … Read More

Job Opportunity: Data Science Intern (Remote)

Sep 16 2022 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Data Science Intern (Remote) Share Data-Pop Alliance (DPA) is looking for a Data Science Intern with skills in data science and an interest in development of policy analysis. 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 … Read More

Resumen “Taller Big Data y análisis de pobreza para el Desarrollo Sostenible”

Sep 09 2022 Blog

Resumen “Taller Introducción a Big Data para el Desarrollo Sostenible 2022” Presentación Data-Pop Alliance (DPA), con el apoyo y patrocinio de la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID ) a través del Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española en Santa Cruz, Bolivia, (CFSCZ),  desarrollo el taller en línea “Introducción Big Data y análisis de pobreza para el … Read More

Job Opportunity: Development and Partnership Manager (Remote)

Sep 09 2022 News

Job Opportunity: Development and Partnership Manager (Remote) Share Please kindly read the entire job posting. Application instructions are located at the end. Data-Pop Alliance (DPA) is looking for a Development and Partnership Manager. 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

Experiencia de Edgar Pacheco en el Taller Big Data y análisis de pobreza para el desarrollo sostenible

Sep 08 2022 Blog

DATA LITERACY SERIES (Text in Spanish / English) Experiencia de Edgar Pacheco en el Taller Big Data y análisis de pobreza para el desarrollo sostenible Entrevistador: Mario Cajiao Project Officer  DPA Entrevistado: Edgar Pacheco Manager de Networking y Recaudación de Fondos Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN Bolivia) Share En esta nueva “Serie de Alfabetismo de Datos” entrevistamos a participantes que … Read More

Convocatoria abierta Beca “Big Data y análisis de salud para el desarrollo sostenible”

Sep 08 2022 News

Convocatoria Beca “Taller Big Data y análisis de salud para el desarrollo sostenible” Presentación Data-Pop Alliance (DPA), con el apoyo y patrocinio de la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID) a través del Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española en Santa Cruz, Bolivia, (CFSCZ), ha creado el taller en línea “Big Data y análisis de salud … 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

Data-Driven Hope: The August 4th Tragedy in Beirut

Yasmine Hamdar Aug 31 2022 Blog

DISCUSSION PIECE Data-Driven Hope: The August 4th Tragedy in Beirut Pexels Share It was a calm Tuesday afternoon, my fiance and I had just come back from work and put on our favorite TV show. We were sitting at our dining table, and I noticed it shook. “Please stop shaking your leg!” I said to my fiance, and he replied, … Read More

Habeas Data and Personal Data Protection in Latin America

Berenice Fernandez Nieto Aug 25 2022 Blog

DISCUSSION PIECE Habeas Data and Personal Data Protection in Latin America ShutterStock Share “According to recent estimates, in 2022, 2.5 quintillion data are generated daily, and at least 1200 petabytes are saved and exchanged through digital media.”  Wilse, 2022 Our daily lives are increasingly influenced by digital data. Its value and potential are widely acknowledged in a variety of industries, … Read More

Job Opportunity: Project and Research Manager- Resilient Livelihoods and Ecosystems

Aug 18 2022 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Project and Research Manager- Resilient Livelihoods and Ecosystems Share Please kindly read the entire job posting. Application instructions are located at the end. Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Project and Research Manager for the Resilient Livelihoods and Ecosystems Program. We are an international nonprofit created in 2013 out of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), the MIT Media … Read More

Job Opportunity: WordPress Web Developer (Short-Term Contract)

Aug 11 2022 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: WordPress Web Developer (Short-Term Contract) Share Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Web Developer with previous experience developing websites in WordPress. 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 … 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

Job Opportunity: Computational Social Science Intern (Paid Position)

Jul 21 2022 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Computational Social Science Intern (Paid Position) Share Data-Pop Alliance (DPA) is looking for a Computational Social Science Intern with skills at the intersection of data science and development policy analysis. DPA is 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 … Read More

Our Quarterly Update (Q2:2022) is Out!

Jul 13 2022 News

Our Latest Quarterly Update (Q2-2022) is Out! Share Read our most recent Quarterly Update (Q2 – 2022) to learn more about the work we have done during the past few months at Data-Pop Alliance. In it, we feature many recent projects, including: Our “Overview and Outlook 2021-2013” (Annual Report) Mental Health and Gender Inequality in the MENA Region: An Analysis of … Read More

Job Opportunity: Research and Content Intern, Just Digital Transformations (Paid Position)

Jul 08 2022 News

Job Opportunity: Research and Content Intern, Just Digital Transformations (Paid Position) Share Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Research and Content Intern to join our Just Digital Transformations Program. 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 … Read More

Job Opportunity: Qualitative Research and Data Collection Consultant (Tunisia-Based)

Jul 06 2022 News

Job Opportunity: Qualitative Research and Data Collection Consultant (Tunisia-Based) Share Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Qualitative Research and Facilitation Expert Consultant. 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 … Read More

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

Convocatoria Beca “Taller Big Data y análisis de pobreza para el desarrollo sostenible”

Jun 13 2022 News

Convocatoria Beca “Taller Big Data y análisis de pobreza para el desarrollo sostenible” Presentación Data-Pop Alliance (DPA), con el apoyo y patrocinio de la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID) a través del Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española en Santa Cruz, Bolivia, (CFSCZ), ha creado el taller en línea “Big Data y análisis de pobreza … Read More

Experiencia de Diego Suarez en el Taller Big Data y Desarrollo Sostenible

Jun 02 2022 Blog

DATA LITERACY SERIES (Text in Spanish / English) Experiencia de Diego Suarez en el Taller Big Data y Desarrollo Sostenible Entrevistador: Mario Cajiao Project Officer  DPA Entrevistado: Diego Suarez Jefe de experimentación  UNDP Accelerator Labs Bolivia  Share En esta nueva “Serie de Alfabetismo de Datos” entrevistamos a participantes que han tomado nuestros cursos en línea. La serie empezará con el … Read More

Resumen taller “Introducción al Big Data y Desarrollo Sostenible”

Jun 02 2022 Blog

Resumen “Taller Introducción a Big Data para el Desarrollo Sostenible 2022” Presentación Data-Pop Alliance (DPA), con el apoyo y patrocinio de la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID ) a través del Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española en Santa Cruz, Bolivia, (CFSCZ),  desarrollo el taller en línea “Introducción a Big Data para el Desarrollo Sostenible … Read More

LWL #37 The Future of Health? How Big Data and AI are Reshaping Modern Medicine

Ana Deborah Lana, Anthony Deen, Diana Montero, Mariana Rozo Paz, Nelson Papi Kolliesuah, Sara Ortiz May 11 2022 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #37 The Future of Health? How Big Data and AI are Reshaping Modern Medicine Health care is one sector for which the massive amount of data produced daily holds great promise. Data from electronic health records, medical devices and health-related apps (and other sources) has grown so large that they exceed human capabilities for analysis. This is … 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

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

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

AECID Webinar y Estudio Exploratorio

Mar 14 2022 News

Webinar sobre Estudio Exploratorio Regional en Big Data para el desarrollo sostenible Share El pasado 24 de Febrero, Data-Pop Alliance, con el apoyo del Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española en Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia (una rama regional de la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo) tuvo el honor de exponer los resultados del Estudio Exploratorio Regional en … 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

LWL#35 The Future of Financial Inclusion: How New Technologies are Reshaping FinTech

Anthony Deen, Nelson Papi Kolliesuah, Sara Ortiz, Yara Antoniassi Mar 03 2022 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #35 The Future of Financial Inclusion: How New Technologies are Reshaping FinTech Financial inclusion, or access to formal financial services, (such as bank accounts, credit, and loans) is one of the most valuable tools for breaking cycles of poverty. Unfortunately, an estimated 1.7 billion people worldwide remain “unbanked”, or lacking access to these services; half of which … Read More

Convocatoria abierta: Beca “Taller Introducción a Big Data para el Desarrollo Sostenible 2022”

Feb 15 2022 News

Convocatoria cerrada Beca “Taller Introducción a Big Data para el Desarrollo Sostenible 2022” Presentación Data-Pop Alliance (DPA), con el apoyo y patrocinio de la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID ) a través del Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española en Santa Cruz, Bolivia, (CFSCZ), ha creado el taller en línea “Introducción a Big Data para … Read More

Research and Content Intern (French speaker)

hiring, jobs Feb 04 2022 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Research and Content Intern (Paid Position) – French speaker Share 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 … Read More

Research and Content Intern (Spanish speaker)

Feb 04 2022 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Research and Content Intern (Paid Position) – Spanish speaker Share 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 … Read More

Research and Content Intern – Digital Transformations

Feb 04 2022 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Research and Content Intern (Paid position) Share 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 … Read More

Project Manager – Digital Transformations

Feb 04 2022 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Project Manager – Digital Transformations Share Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Project Manager with vast expertise in the field of Digital for Development and Data Governance to join our “Ethical Digital Transformations” program. We are an international nonprofit created in 2013 out of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), the MIT Media Lab and ODI. We bring together … Read More

Job Opportunity: Project and Research Officer

Jan 22 2022 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Project and Research Officer Shutterstock Share Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Project and Research Officer with skills in qualitative and quantitative analysis and evaluation to join our “Sustainable Livelihoods” program. 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

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