Our Initiatives

We recognize that success in building the field requires focused, funded initiatives, conceived and executed with partners bringing a broad range of perspectives and expertise in different sectors.

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Generative AI Skills Challenge

With support from Microsoft, we launched a global grant for organizations to help train and upskill teams on generative AI to drive social impact. With a particular focus on fair and community-led integration in low- and middle-income countries and contexts (LMICs), the Challenge aims to accelerate digital inclusion, socioeconomic mobility, and skills advancement and acquisition for workers from historically marginalized populations around the world.

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Healthcare and technology

PETs for Public Health Challenge

data.org is partnering with a global financial institution, Harvard OpenDP, researchers from the Pontifical Javeriana University, and a scientific research philanthropic non-profit organization, to run a Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs) for Public Health Challenge to create innovative differential privacy (DP) solutions to unlock privately held commercial sensitive data and enable optimal data-driven decision making in epidemiology.

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Capacity Accelerator Network (CAN)

The Capacity Accelerator Network is building a workforce of purpose-driven data practitioners worldwide and enabling social impact organizations to unlock the power of data to meet their missions.

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Epiverse Initiative

Epiverse

Epiverse is a global collaborative working to develop a trustworthy data analysis ecosystem dedicated to getting ahead of the next public health crisis.

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Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge

In early 2020, we launched the $10 million Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge as part of our commitment to building the field of data for social impact.

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