DPA at the Barcelona CHANGE Summit: Paving the Way for Feminist Urban Futures

Agustina Pérez Mirianco, Anna Spinardi, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria Jul 05 2024 News

Barcelona recently hosted the CHANGE Annual Summit (June 10-12), an event that gathered representatives from various municipalities around the world dedicated to advancing gender equity in urban settings. Among the attendees were Emmanuel Letouzé, DPA Director and Co-Founder, Anna Spinardi, Director of DPA’s Data Feminism Program, and Agustina Pérez, Geographies of Inequalities and Resilient Livelihoods and Ecosystems Program Lead at … Read More

DPA’s Just Digital Transformations Director Facilitates Dynamic Validation Workshop for Ghana’s National Data Strategy in Accra

Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Talla Ndiaye Jul 02 2024 News

“I hope that this strategy and its inclusive development modalities can serve as models for other countries in the region and beyond, to fully leverage the power of data as a ‘New Oxygen’ and catalyst for socio-economic transformation towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and other national objectives.” Talla Ndiaye Director, Just Digital Transformations Accra, June 28, 2024 — Talla … Read More

DPA apresenta o Workshop “Futuros Feministas: Reimaginando a Tecnologia e a IA”em 4 eventos no Brasil

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Anna Spinardi, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora Jun 20 2024 Blog

English Os Programas de Tecnologia e Democracia e Feminismo de Dados da DPA, em colaboração com a Eureka, recentemente realizaram o workshop “Futuros Feministas: Reimaginando Tecnologia e IA” em quatro eventos prestigiosos no Brasil: Cryptorave (São Paulo), FIB – Fórum da Internet no Brasil (Curitiba), Conferência ACM FAccT 2024 (Rio de Janeiro) e o Global Digital Development Forum (GDDF) (realizado … Read More

DPA Presents the “Feminist Futures: Reimagining Technology and AI” Workshop at 4 Prestigious Events in Brazil

Amanda Quitério de Gois, Anna Spinardi, Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Julie Ricard, Letícia Sakihama De Menezes Hora Jun 19 2024 Blog

Português DPA’s Technology and Democracy and Data Feminism Programs, in collaboration with Eureka, recently hosted the workshop “Feminist Futures: Reimagining Technology and AI” at four prestigious events in Brazil: Cryptorave (São Paulo), FIB – Fórum da Internet no Brasil (Curitiba), ACM FAccT Conference 2024 (Rio de Janeiro), and the Global Digital Development Forum (GDDF) (held online). This workshop critically examines technology and … Read More

Digital Transformations Director Discusses AI Innovations at AI Forum in Morocco

Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Talla Ndiaye Jun 11 2024 News

Talla Ndiaye, Director of DPA’s Just Digital Transformations Program, recently attended the “High Level Forum on Artificial Intelligence: A Lever for Development in Africa“. This innovative and timely event, held from June 3-5, 2024 in Rabat, Morocco, was organized by Ai Movement of UM6P – University Mohammed VI Polytechnic in partnership with UNESCO. It served as a dynamic platform for … 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 ninth Annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (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 … 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

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

DPA at the the Festival De Datos in Uruguay

Nov 14 2023 Blog

Data-Pop Alliance was well-represented at this year’s Festival de Datos, which was held in Punta del Este, Uruguay from November 7-9th. From DPA, Director of Data Science Zinnya del Villar, Technology and Democracy Program Director Julie Ricard, and Research Managers Agustina Perez and Evelin Lasarga were able to attend the event to discuss our work and workshop innovative projects. The … Read More

DPA Presents OPAL for Humanitarian Action at the WFP Innovation Accelerator Event in Luxembourg

Jul 10 2023 News

On July 29th, DPA Just Digital Transformations Director Talla Ndiaye and Resilient Livelihoods and Ecosystems Director Nigora Isamiddinova presented our project, OPAL for Humanitarian Action, at the World Food Program (WFP) Humanitarian Innovation Accelerator Pitch Event in Luxembourg. This event, sponsored by the WFP, Luxembourg Aid and Development, and the Austrian Development Cooperation, brought together 16 organizations, each presenting a … Read More

Zinnya del Villar Presents DPA’s “Racial Justice Data Project” at RightsCon Costa Rica

Jun 15 2023 News

DPA Research Director of Data Science Zinnya del Villar gave a presentation titled, “The Racial Justice Data Project: Pursuing Racial Justice through Data in Europe and Latin America”, on July 7th at RightsCon Costa Rica. Zinnya’s travel and participation in the event was made possible through a grant provided by Data Values Project, which is a global movement to ensure … Read More

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

DPA Team Nov 23 2022 News

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,” is a Horizon 2020 research project that aims to improve the … Read More

Five Members of our Data Science Team will Speak at Data Day(s) 2022​

DPA Team Mar 24 2022 News

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 de datos, científicos de datos, y data managers. Los temas que se abordan  están … Read More

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

DPA Team Nov 08 2021 News

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 DPA team members have been accepted to participate in the event. They include Enrique … Read More

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

DPA Team Mar 12 2021 News

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 datos y machine learning (aprendizaje de máquinas), … Read More