Practical Insights on Data Analysis

A Six-Step Playbook for Doing Data Science & AI for Good

A Six-Step Playbook for Doing Data Science & AI for Good

Published on: Dec 22 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The Data Science and AI for Good landscape has exploded, with more organizations doing data for good work than ever before. At the same time, there’s an abundance...
Apply Now: $375,000 for Gender-Equitable Artificial Intelligence Outcomes

Apply Now: $375,000 for Gender-Equitable Artificial Intelligence Outcomes

Published on: Dec 21 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $375,000 for Gender-Equitable Artificial Intelligence Outcomes
Artificial intelligence solutions are proliferating across the developing world. This growth in AI is highlighting instances of inequitable design, use, and impact...
New WHO Handbook: How to Build Digital Health Information Infostructure

New WHO Handbook: How to Build Digital Health Information Infostructure

Published on: Dec 08 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The Digital Health Platform Handbook from the International Telecommunication Union and World Health Organization aims to assist countries with the advancement...
Apply Now: $900,000 for African Natural Language Processing Projects

Apply Now: $900,000 for African Natural Language Processing Projects

Published on: Nov 24 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The ability to communicate and be understood in one’s own language is fundamental to digital and societal inclusion. Natural language processing techniques...
Apply Now: $6,000 in Fellowships for African Women Data Journalists

Apply Now: $6,000 in Fellowships for African Women Data Journalists

Published on: Nov 01 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The Global Media Monitoring Project is the largest and longest longitudinal study on the gender gap in the world’s media. Every five years since 1995, GMMP research...
Apply Now: $100,000 for PEPFAR PLHIV Client Segmentation Analysis

Apply Now: $100,000 for PEPFAR PLHIV Client Segmentation Analysis

Published on: Sep 13 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The global health community traditionally relies on qualitative and quantitative formative research to address key questions related to services that support people...
Please Use Accurate Poverty Maps in Humanitarian Relief Programs

Please Use Accurate Poverty Maps in Humanitarian Relief Programs

Published on: Aug 26 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Please Use Accurate Poverty Maps in Humanitarian Relief Programs
Many critical decisions require accurate, quantitative data on the local distribution of wealth and poverty. Governments and non-profit organizations rely on such...
Apply Now: $17,000 Agriculture Satellite Data Machine Learning Challenge

Apply Now: $17,000 Agriculture Satellite Data Machine Learning Challenge

Published on: Aug 09 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
The agricultural sector makes a substantial contribution to GDP and livelihoods across the developing world. However, regular and reliable agricultural data remains...
We Need a Humanitarian Data Analytics Group to Share Automated Models

We Need a Humanitarian Data Analytics Group to Share Automated Models

Published on: Jul 22 2021 by Catholic Relief Services - 15 Comments
The humanitarian sector provides a unique opportunity to scale advanced approaches.  Having worked as a researcher and as a humanitarian program manager there...
Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Published on: Jul 19 2021 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
COVID-19 has put a spotlight on the digital divide within, between countries and regions, making access to digital platforms and services a key priority to reach...