How Can Data Science be Used for Social Impact in Africa?

July 7, 2020 2pm ET

We had a discussion about how data science tools, methodologies and projects can be used to help nonprofits, social enterprises advance resources to improve society.

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Speakers

Kat Townsend

Executive Director

Open Data Collaboratives

Kat Townsend is a dedicated, enthusiastic public servant advancing internal operations, civic engagement, public-private partnerships for social good. Kat currently serves as Executive Director, Open Data Collaboratives, where she brings to bear many years of groundbreaking work within policy and data. Kat was the founding employee of data.org and served as its…

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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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