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Insights into Data Science for Social Impact

Learnings from the Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge

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April 29, 202112pm ET




Insights into Data Science for Social Impact

April 29, 2021 12pm ET

Ginger Zielinksie, Chief Strategy Officer at data.org, led a discussion on key findings & learnings that came out of the Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge Report and features perspectives of both Challenge creation and participation.

What can we learn from holding a competitive global funding challenge that elicited ideas from 108 countries? That was the focus of a recent webinar about the data.org Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge. The Challenge originated from the vision of data.org’s founding partners, the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and The Rockefeller Foundation.…

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Thijs Defraeye

Group Leader, SimBioSys

Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa)

Thijs Defraeye is the leader of the SimBioSys team at Empa, an interdisciplinary research institute for materials science and technology development based in Switzerland. He works with a team that uses data and physics-based simulations to understand the causes of fresh food loss and ways how to avoid it. Thijs…

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Thomas Motmans

Senior Sustainable Energy Finance Specialist

Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE)

Thomas Motmans is a senior sustainable energy finance specialist at BASE with experience in South America (Colombia, Brazil), the Caribbean, Africa (Rwanda, South Africa) and Asia (Laos).

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  • Moderator

Ginger Zielinskie

Chief Growth Officer

Federation of American Scientists

Ginger Zielinskie is the Senior Advisor at data.org, where she works to bring the power of data science to the world’s most challenging social problems. With over twenty years of experience, Ginger serves as an action-oriented executive leader focused on building strong partnerships to achieve systematic and meaningful change.

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