Job Opportunity: Graphic Designer

Dec 03 2021 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Graphic Designer Unsplash 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 realities and … Read More

Job Opportunity: Research Consultant in Equatorial Guinea

Nov 30 2021 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Research Consultant in Equatorial Guinea Malabo, Equatorial Guinea Share Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Research Consultant in Equatorial Guinea. 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

Job Opportunity: Research and Content Intern in Brazil (Paid Position)

Nov 11 2021 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Research and Content Intern in Brazil (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 … Read More

Job Opportunity: Research and Content Intern (Paid Position)

Nov 11 2021 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

Job Opportunity: Project and Research Officer

Nov 11 2021 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Project and Research Officer Share Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Project and Research Officer with skills in qualitative and quantitative analysis and evaluation 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 researchers, experts, practitioners, … Read More

Five DPA Team Members Selected to Join the 2021 Geo for Good Summit

Nov 08 2021 News

Five DPA Team Members Selected to Join the 2021 Geo for Good Summit Share The 2021 Geo for Good Summit, hosted by Google Earth Outreach, will take place from November 16-19th. This virtual conference brings together non-profits, scientists, and government officials to discuss the ability of mapping tools and technology to create positive impacts in the world. This year, 5 … Read More

DPA’s Director Delivers the Keynote Address at Milwaukee Data Day 2021

Oct 21 2021 News

DPA’s Director Delivers the Keynote Address at Milwaukee Data Day 2021 Share DPA Director Emmanuel Letouzé delivered the keynote address at the virtual event Milwaukee Data Day on October 20, hosted by Data You Can Use, titled “Data as a Language, Lens and Lever for Social Change”. His address, building on the work of his 2015 white paper “Beyond Data Literacy: … Read More

Meet Data-Pop Alliance’s New Director for the MENA Region, Fouad Mrad

Oct 12 2021 News

Meet Data-Pop Alliance’s New Director for the MENA Region, Fouad Mrad Share Data-Pop Alliance is pleased to announce Professor Fouad Mrad as our new Director for the MENA Region. In this role, he will lead the team’s efforts to harness data and technologies in support of the effective and adequate implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Professor Mrad received … Read More

Job Opportunity: Research Intern (Paid Position)

Sep 23 2021 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Research Intern (Paid Position) Share Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Research 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 human … Read More

New Report! Liberia Country Gender Equality Profile (CGEP)

Sep 08 2021 News

New Report! Liberia Country Gender Equality Profile (CGEP) Share Data-Pop Alliance (DPA) is pleased to announce the publication of the Country Gender Equality Profile (CGEP) for Liberia. This project and report was commissioned by UN Women Liberia, the African Development Bank, the European Union, and the government of Sweden. Purpose of the CGEP The aim of the CGEP is to examine the state … Read More

Job Opportunity: Technical Consultant (Liberia)

Aug 16 2021 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Technical Consultant (Liberia) Share Facebook Twitter Linkedin Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Technical Consultant. 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 Opportunity: Research Intern (Paid Position)

Aug 11 2021 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Research Intern (Paid Position) Share Facebook Twitter Linkedin Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a Research 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

Our Quarterly Update is Here!

Aug 10 2021 News

Our latest Quarterly Update is Out! Share Facebook Twitter Linkedin Read our most recent Quarterly Update (QU3, 2021) to learn more about the work we have been developing during the last past months at Data-Pop Alliance. In it, we feature some projects, including:  The UNESCO World Trends Report on Freedom of Expression and Media Development A Country Gender Equality Profile for Liberia … Read More

Job Opportunity: Copy-editors​

Aug 09 2021 Jobs, News

Job Opportunity: Copy-editors Share Facebook-f Twitter Data-Pop Alliance is looking for two Copy-editors (English). 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 … Read More

The Data Frontier Podcast Series: Understand the Power of Data

Jul 19 2021 News

The new Data Frontier podcast series: Understanding the power of data Share Facebook Twitter During the last decade the importance of digital data has risen immensely due to its many applications and potential to be a tool for addressing the world’s most pressing issues ethically and efficiently. To understand this scenario and the different topics related to the newest uses … Read More

‘The Technology We Need’ Becomes an Official Generation Equality Forum Commitment

Jul 15 2021 News

‘The Technology We Need’ Becomes an Official Generation Equality Forum Commitment Share Facebook Twitter The Technology We Need seeks to put women at the front of problem-solving at the local level around the world. A cohort of international organizations, of which Data-Pop Alliance is a proud member, is supporting this initiative which this month became an official Generation Equality Forum: … Read More

Our “Overview and Outlook 2020-2022” Report is Out!

Apr 21 2021 News

Our “Overview and Outlook 2020-2022” report is Out! Share Facebook Twitter Download “Overview and Outlook 2020 – 2022” 2020 overview Last year exposed and exacerbated pre-existing fault lines that had been previously ignored or minimised by those who claimed that 2019 was “the best year in history” only weeks before the pandemic shredded this illusion. Data exposed systemic inequities and … Read More

Asiste al Data Days Virtual 2021 (22-26 marzo)

Mar 12 2021 News

Data Day(s) Virtual 2021 Share Facebook Twitter Desde su inicio en 2016, Data Day(s) ha sido un evento que reúne a expertos en la gestión y análisis de datos a gran escala para compartir de sus experiencias y conocimientos con otros. Cada año, la agenda del evento está conformada por pláticas y talleres donde se exploran temas relacionados a los … 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 Share Facebook Twitter 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 … Read More

Workshop: O uso de dados tradicionais e não-tradicionais no enfrentamento da violência contra as mulheres

Feb 03 2021 News

Convite para o workshop: Políticas Públicas Inteligentes – O Uso de Dados no Enfrentamento da Violência contra as Mulheres Share Facebook Twitter A Data-Pop Alliance e a rede Unidas têm o prazer de extender o convite para o workshop Políticas Públicas Inteligentes: O Uso de Dados no Enfrentamento da Violência contra as Mulheres. Durante este espaço apresentaremos o projeto que … Read More

Taller: Capacidades Multidimensionales de Registrar y Reportar Violencia Doméstica contra la Mujer

Jan 26 2021 News

Invitación al taller “Capacidades Multidimensionales de Registrar y Reportar Violencia Doméstica contra la Mujer en Bogotá” Share Facebook Twitter Data-Pop Alliance y la red Unidas se complacen en extender la invitación del taller: Capacidades Multidimensionales de Registrar y Reportar Violencia Doméstica contra la Mujer. Durante este espacio presentaremos el proyecto que hemos estado realizando en Bogotá a lo largo de … Read More

Read the Latest Quarterly Update Q4 2020

Dec 22 2020 News

Our Latest Quarterly Update (Q4 2020) is Out! Click here to see more Datatoons by Manu. Share Facebook Twitter While 2020 was a historically challenging year for most, 2021 provides an opportunity to finally start resetting and rewiring our systems to build a better and fairer world. We are convinced that data can and must help address structural imbalances, injustices … Read More

Policy Paper: Using Data to Fight COVID-19 – And Build Back Better

Nov 11 2020 News

Policy Paper: Using Data to Fight COVID-19 and Build Back Better Share Facebook Twitter Digital technology and data insights are essential to fight COVID-19, but they should be applied in ways that reflect and promote equity, efficiency, and sustainability. The COVID-19 pandemic has become an unprecedented global health crisis in 2020 – and it will remain a challenge for quite … Read More

Featuring our Work on Domestic Violence in Mexico at the Paris Peace Forum

Nov 09 2020 News

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Featuring Our Work on Domestic Violence in Mexico at the Paris Peace Forum https://vimeo.com/483595387 Share Facebook Twitter The GIZ Data Lab and GIZ Mexico partnered our team at Data-Pop Alliance, the government and civil society to use various sources of traditional and non-traditional data in order to identify high-risk areas of domestic violence against women and girls in Mexico. The … Read More

SuperDataScience Podcast: Changing the World With Data

Nov 03 2020 News

Super Data Science Podcast: Changing the World With Data Share Facebook Twitter Director and Co-Founder of Data-Pop Alliance, Emmanuel Letouzé, was the guest on the 413th episode of the Super Data Science Podcast, titled “Changing the World With Data”. The podcast is hosted by Kirill Eremeko, a Data Science coach and lifestyle entrepreneur who has the goal of bringing the … Read More

Partnership Announcement: AECID

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

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!

Sep 30 2020 News

Our Latest Quarterly Update is Out! Share Facebook-f Twitter 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 … Read More

Partnership Announcement: DPA & RutaN

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

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 – Data-Pop Alliance and CIAT

Maria Antonia Bravo, Valentina Casasbuenas Aug 13 2019 News

Partnership Announcement: Data-Pop Alliance and CIAT The CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture, led by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), the  world’s leading research consortium in agri-food systems, nutrition security, and the reduction of poverty, has partnered with Data-Pop Alliance to explore  how e-learning and Big Data can be leveraged for digital agriculture and climate change. Through … Read More

Partnership Announcement between Data-Pop Alliance and UN-ESCWA

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

EmpoderaData: Empowerment Through Data in Latin America

Jackie Carter, Julie Ricard, Natalie Grover, Valentina Casasbuenas, Vanessa Higgins Jun 06 2019 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

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

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.

Big data para o bem comum

Julie Ricard, Natalie Grover Mar 14 2019 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

Taller de capacitación en República Dominicana con CEPAL

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

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

World Telecommunication / ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS-18)

Maria Antonia Bravo Feb 05 2019 News

“Making Measurement Matter” Dr. Emmanuel Letouzé World Telecommunication / ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS-18) December 10-12, 2018 – Geneva, Switzerland In the presentation titled “Making Measurement Matter”, Emmanuel Letouzé, Director of Data-Pop Alliance and of the OPAL project, discusses the role, limits and requirements of measurement for development. In particular, he asks whether – and how much impact – measuring has … Read More

Partnership Announcement between Data-Pop Alliance and Oxfam México

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

Debate: How can Developing Countries Balance the Rewards and Risks of Big Data?

Nov 20 2018 News

On Tuesday 20 November, SciDev.Net hosted the third of four online debates, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, exploring key issues in science for development. Experts from around the world will discuss what big data means for development, and how poorer countries can balance the rewards and risks of big data. Data-Pop Alliance Director Emmanuel Letouzé participated along with the following … 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 Nov 07 2018 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

Upcoming 3-Day Training at MIT Media Lab

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

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

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

Natalie Grover Mar 14 2018 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