To solve our greatest global challenges, we need to accelerate how we use data for good. But to truly make data-driven tools that serve society, we must re-imagine data for social impact more broadly, more inclusively, and in a more interdisciplinary way.
So, we face a choice. Business as usual can continue through funding and implementing under-resourced and siloed data projects that deliver incremental progress. Or we can think and act boldly to drive equitable and sustainable solutions.
Accelerate Aspirations: Moving Together to Achieve Systems Change is a comprehensive report on the key trends and tensions in the emerging field of data for social impact.
This event occurred on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 7am PT / 10am ET / 3pm GMT / 8:30pm IST
The problem isn’t that they don’t have data. It’s that they don’t have the tools to contextualize and understand the value of their data. The first step is helping them ask—what data do we have? What does that data mean?
Energy Sector Lead
In our quest to solve a problem, we create more problems which might lead to exclusion, inequality or fairness, irresponsibility… and that’s why I will emphasize the discipline of getting it right.
Bayo (Olubayo) Adekanmbi
Data Scientists Network