Can we use data science for social impact in Latin America?

July 15, 2020 12pm ET

Arturo Franco, Vice President of Data and Insights at Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, Evan Tachovsky, Director of Innovation at Rockefeller Foundation and Caitlyn Augustin, Sr. Director of Product at DataKind had a discussion about how data science for good can solve problems in the social sector in Latin America.

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Panelists

Caitlin Augustin, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Product

DataKind

Caitlin Augustin is the Senior Director, Product, at DataKind, a global nonprofit that harnesses the power of data science and AI in the service of humanity. As the Senior Director, Product, Caitlin is responsible for delivering DataKind’s core offerings, ensuring that high-quality, impactful data science interventions are delivered within the social sector.

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Arturo Franco

Vice President, Insight, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

Arturo Franco is a development economist and strategy consultant. His career combines high-level positions in Fortune 500 corporations and global organizations, with public policy and international development experience.

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Evan Tachovsky

Global Director, Data Lab

World Resources Institute (WRI)

Evan Tachovsky is the Global Director of the World Resources Institute (WRI)’s Data Lab. He leads the product, engineering, and data teams that power WRI’s data products. Prior to joining WRI, he served as Director of Innovation and Lead Data Scientist at the Rockefeller Foundation. Evan previously led research and…

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