LWL #42 From the Killing of Mahsa Amini to a Social Media Revolution: An Account of the Protests in Iran

Ana Deborah Lana, Berenice Fernandez Nieto, Núbia Rodrigues, Sara Ortiz Jan 23 2023 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #42 From the Killing of Mahsa Amini to a Social Media Revolution: An Account of the Protests in Iran “Woman, Life, and Freedom” Chant of Ongoing Protests in Iran On September 13, 2022, 22-year-old Mahsa Amini was arrested by Iran’s morality police for “improperly” wearing her hijab. Three days later, after being held captive in Vozara detention … Read More

Disinformation and Democracy: Reimagining Data Access for Policy-Making

Jasmine Erkan Jan 19 2023 Blog

DISCUSSION PIECE Disinformation and Democracy: Reimagining Data Access for Policymaking Photo by visuals on Unsplash Share In the last ten years, the world has watched the power and influence of tech platforms grow, largely unregulated by law, while also becoming increasingly interdependent with media and politics. Along with the recent and rapid digitalization of news production, distribution, and consumption, these … Read More

Realiza tu servicio social en Data-Pop Alliance (Comunicación UX-UI)

Jan 17 2023 News

Realiza tu servicio social en Data-Pop Alliance (para estudiantes en comunicación y UX-UI) Share DPA tiene 2 vacantes para estudiantes en Comunicación y UX-UI para el 1o semestre de 2023, en el programa “Tecnología y Democracia”. Trabajo de forma remota. El Servicio Social es una actividad fundamental que consolida la formación profesional y fomenta en el estudiante una conciencia de … Read More

Realiza tu servicio social en Data-Pop Alliance (Ciencias sociales)

Jan 17 2023 News

Realiza tu servicio social en Data-Pop Alliance (para estudiantes en ciencias sociales) Share DPA tiene 2 vacantes para estudiantes en ciencias sociales, en el programa “Tecnología y Democracia”, para el 1o semestre de 2023. Trabajo de forma remota.  El Servicio Social es una actividad fundamental que consolida la formación profesional y fomenta en el estudiante una conciencia de solidaridad con … Read More

Realiza tu servicio social en Data-Pop Alliance (Comunicación)

Jan 17 2023 News

Realiza tu servicio social en Data-Pop Alliance (para estudiantes en comunicación) Share DPA tiene 1 vacante para estudiantes en Comunicación para el 1o semestre de 2023. Trabajo de forma remota. El Servicio Social es una actividad fundamental que consolida la formación profesional y fomenta en el estudiante una conciencia de solidaridad con la comunidad, la sociedad y el país. Por este … Read More

Realiza tu servicio social en Data-Pop Alliance (Ciencias computacionales / programación)

Jan 17 2023 News

Realiza tu servicio social en Data-Pop Alliance (para estudiantes en ciencias computacionales / programación) Share DPA tiene 1 vacante para estudiantes en ciencias computacionales / programación, en el programa “Tecnología y Democracia”, para el 1o semestre de 2023. Trabajo de forma remota.  El Servicio Social es una actividad fundamental que consolida la formación profesional y fomenta en el estudiante una … Read More

Experiencia de Gaby Beatriz Quispe en el Taller Big Data y análisis de salud para el desarrollo sostenible

Jan 10 2023 Blog

DATA LITERACY SERIES (Text in Spanish / English) Experiencia de Gaby Beatriz Quispe en el Taller Big Data y análisis de salud para el desarrollo sostenible Entrevistadora: Sara Ortiz Project & Communications Manager DPA Entrevistada: Gaby Beatriz Quispe Consultora y docente La Fundación de Waal Share En esta nueva “Serie de Alfabetismo de Datos” entrevistamos a participantes que han tomado … Read More

The Patrick J. McGovern Foundation Grants $300,000 to Data-Pop Alliance to Support Our Data Feminism Program

Jan 10 2023 News

The Patrick J. McGovern Foundation Grants $300,000 to Data-Pop Alliance to Support Our Data Feminism Program Share We at Data-Pop Alliance (DPA) are pleased to announce our partnership with the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation (PJMF). PJMF has awarded DPA’s Data Feminism Program a twelve-month, $300,000 grant to support our work advancing intersectional, data-driven research, training and advocacy to continue fostering … Read More

Offre d’emploi: Consultant-es: déploiement d’enquête auprès des jeunes et enfants à Port-au-Prince

Jan 07 2023 Jobs, News

Offre d’emploi: Consultant-es: déploiement d’enquête auprès de jeunes et enfants à Port-au-Prince Image by Allexxandar on Freepik Share Data-Pop Alliance (DPA) est une organisation internationale à but non lucratif créée en 2013 à partir de la Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), du MIT Media Lab et de l’Overseas Development Initiative (ODI). Nous rassemblons des chercheur-es, des expert-es, des praticien-nes et des … Read More

DPA and ADE Launch New M&E Service: WIND-MEAL

Dec 22 2022 News

DPA and ADE Introduce its New and Innovative M&E Service: WIND-MEAL Share ADE and Data-Pop Alliance have joined forces to create WIND-MEAL (Whole-of-Institution Data-enabled Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning), a portfolio of tools and services aimed at changing the M&E paradigm and practices of institutions and organizations. Despite improvements over the last years, many current M&E efforts still focus on … Read More

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

Dec 22 2022 News

Convocatoria Beca “Taller Big Data y análisis de seguridad y violencia 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 … Read More

Our Latest Quarterly Update (Q4-2022) is Out!​

Dec 20 2022 News

Our Latest Quarterly Update (Q4-2022) is Out! Share Read our most recent Quarterly Update (Q4 – 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 news and projects, including: A revamped Geographies section on our website; Three new projects focused in African countries (Morocco, Burkina … Read More

Migration and Gender in the Global South through a Decolonial Lens

Núbia Rodrigues Dec 15 2022 Blog

DISCUSSION PIECE Migration, Gender and the Global South through a Decolonial Lens Núbia Rodrigues at the “2nd Psychology and Migration Seminar: Connecting Knowledges” Share Author’s Note: For Portuguese speakers, here is the link to watch the original presentation, as well two additional roundtables from the event. On October 8, 2022, the “2nd Psychology and Migration Seminar: Connecting Knowledges” took place … Read More

Job Opportunity: Project and Research Manager – Senegal

Dec 13 2022 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Project and Research Manager – Senegal 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 based in Senegal. 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

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

Dec 12 2022 Blog

Resumen “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),  desarrollo el taller en línea “Introducción Big Data y análisis de pobreza para … Read More

Job Opportunity: Accountant

Dec 09 2022 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Accountant shutterstock Share Data-Pop Alliance is looking for an Accountant. 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 human problems with data … Read More

DPA Presents Hands-On OPAL Workshop at HumMingBird Conference in Turkey

Nov 23 2022 News

DPA Presents Hands-On OPAL Workshop at HumMingBird Conference in Turkey Share DPA Director Emmanuel Letouzé and Data Scientists Yasmine Hamdar and Enrique Bonilla attended the HumMingBird Project’s expert workshop titled, “Making the Most of Mobile Phone Data to Map Migration”, held on November 17th and 18th in Istanbul, Turkey. HumMingBird, whose motto is “enhanced migration measures from a multidimensional perspective,” … Read More

Why “Technology and Democracy” Matters in Today’s World

Julie Ricard Nov 08 2022 Blog

TECHNOLOGY AND DEMOCRACY PROGRAM Why “Technology and Democracy” Matters in Today’s World Share We are pleased to welcome Julie Ricard back to the team as Director of the “Technology and Democracy” Program! Below, Julie shares her vision for the Program and why it is needed in today’s world.  Why Technology and Democracy? Over the past 2 decades, “tech” has become … Read More

LWL #41 Populism vs. Progress: The Fight for the Future of Brazil

Ana Deborah Lana, Anna Spinardi, Anthony Deen, Berenice Fernandez Nieto, Laila Lorenzon, Núbia Rodrigues, Yara Antoniassi Oct 25 2022 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #41 Populism vs. Progress: The Fight for the Future of Brazil “You’ll never change anything in this country through voting. Nothing. Absolutely nothing.” – Jair Bolsonaro  On October 2nd, 2022, Brazilians headed to the polls to vote for a host of candidates running for multiple roles at both the national and regional levels. The most closely watched … Read More

Why Gender-Responsive Due Diligence in Agribusiness Value Chains Matters

Priscilla Thindwa Oct 21 2022 Blog

DISCUSSION PIECE Why Gender-Responsive Due Diligence in Agribusiness Value Chains Matters ShutterStock Share Although relatively new, the discourse around Business and Human Rights (BHR) has become increasingly relevant in recent years. This is especially true due to the increasing amount of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into African countries, as well as the continued march of globalization. According to the United … Read More

Offre d’emploi: Coordinateur/trice national(e) du projet (Mauritanie)

Oct 17 2022 Jobs, News

Offre d’emploi: Coordinateur/trice national(e) du projet (Mauritanie) Image by Allexxandar on Freepik Share Data-Pop Alliance (DPA) est une organisation internationale à but non lucratif créée en 2013 à partir de la Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), du MIT Media Lab et de l’Overseas Development Initiative (ODI). Nous rassemblons des chercheurs, des experts, des praticiens et des activistes pour changer le monde … Read More

Our Latest Quarterly Update (Q3-2022) is Out!

Oct 13 2022 News

Our Latest Quarterly Update (Q3-2022) is Out! Share Read our most recent Quarterly Update (Q3 – 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 news and projects, including: The launch of our 6 new Thematic Programs An Assessment of the Data Market, Strategy Development … Read More

Offre d’emploi: Assistant-e de recherche -désinformation au Sénégal

Oct 12 2022 News

Offre d’emploi: Assistant-e de recherche -désinformation au Sénégal Image by wirestock on Freepik Share Data-Pop Alliance est à la recherche d’un-e Assistant-e de recherche. Nous sommes une organisation internationale à but non lucratif créée en 2013 par la Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), le MIT Media Lab et ODI. Nous réunissons des chercheurs, des experts, des praticiens et des militants pour … Read More

Offre d’emploi: Assistant-e de recherche -désinformation au Niger

Oct 12 2022 Jobs, News

Offre d’emploi: Assistant-e de recherche -désinformation au Niger Image by Allexxandar on Freepik Share Data-Pop Alliance est à la recherche d’un-e Assistant-e de recherche. Nous sommes une organisation internationale à but non lucratif créée en 2013 par la Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), le MIT Media Lab et ODI. Nous réunissons des chercheurs, des experts, des praticiens et des militants pour … Read More

Offre d’emploi: Assistant-e de recherche -désinformation au Mali

Oct 12 2022 Jobs, News

Offre d’emploi: Assistant-e de recherche -désinformation au Mali Image by Allexxandar on Freepik Share Data-Pop Alliance est à la recherche d’un-e Assistant-e de recherche. Nous sommes une organisation internationale à but non lucratif créée en 2013 par la Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), le MIT Media Lab et ODI. Nous réunissons des chercheurs, des experts, des praticiens et des militants pour … Read More

Offre d’emploi: Assistant-e de recherche – désinformation au Burkina Faso

Oct 12 2022 Jobs, News

Offre d’emploi: Assistant-e de recherche -désinformation au Burkina Faso Image by Allexxandar on Freepik Share Data-Pop Alliance est à la recherche d’un-e Assistant-e de recherche. Nous sommes une organisation internationale à but non lucratif créée en 2013 par la Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), le MIT Media Lab et ODI. Nous réunissons des chercheurs, des experts, des praticiens et des militants … Read More

DPA Provided Technical Support for the National Seminar to Launch Tunisia’s National Strategy for the Development of Statistics

Oct 07 2022 News

English and French versions available. DPA Provided Technical Support for the National Seminar to Launch Tunisia’s National Strategy for the Development of Statistics Representatives from NCS, NIS, UNDP-Tunisia and DPA DPA contributed to the technical support provided by the United Nations System in Tunisia to the National Council for Statistics, National Institute of Statistics and Ministry of Economy and Planning … Read More

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 Big Data y análisis de pobreza 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 … 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