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

Former Lead Data Scientist and Director, Data & Tech

Evan Tachovsky is the former lead data scientist and a director at The Rockefeller Foundation where he builds, and funds data and technology initiatives. He is currently focused on using data to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and building analytical tools to improve the efficacy of international development.

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