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 of AI-enabled tools. Many of these machine learning tools...
5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection

5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection

Published on: Oct 28 2021 by Laura Scanlon - Comments Off on 5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection
Over the years, we’ve found that one specific area of the research life cycle – informed consent – needs serious improvement. The consent process is rarely respectful of the people taking part in research and...
Apply Now: 600,000€ for African Health and Well-Being Innovations

Apply Now: 600,000€ for African Health and Well-Being Innovations

Published on: Oct 04 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Healthcare systems face multiple challenges across the African continent. Staffing, equipment, infrastructure, data, and services need new innovations in design, development, and deployment to meet the growing need for better...
We Need Strong Information Security Practices in Afghanistan Right Now

We Need Strong Information Security Practices in Afghanistan Right Now

Published on: Aug 20 2021 by Mike Dawson - 3 Comments
The situation in Afghanistan is heartbreaking for everyone. Those who are there, those with family there, and those with friends, colleagues, and care for our fellow humans. Digital tools are helping people find those still...
UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto

UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto

Published on: Aug 11 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto
This year, 123 million children will celebrate their 18th birthday and entry into adulthood. For each boy or girl, tens of thousands of data points on average will have been collected about their childhood – many via digital...
We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

Published on: Jun 24 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment
Recently, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child adopted the eagerly awaited General Comment 25 on ‘children’s rights in relation to the digital environment’. General comments are authoritative documents that...
Aid Evolved Podcast: The Costly Business of Free Software

Aid Evolved Podcast: The Costly Business of Free Software

Published on: Jun 12 2021 by Rowena Luk - Comments Off on Aid Evolved Podcast: The Costly Business of Free Software
Aid, Evolved is a podcast about technology, poverty, and health. Every two weeks we’ll bring you a new episode about doing good, better. Our conversations are built around an idea that technology and innovation might help...
Please Give Feedback on USAID Development Information Solution Pilot

Please Give Feedback on USAID Development Information Solution Pilot

Published on: Jun 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
 USAID is creating a Development Information Solution (DIS) – an Agency-wide portfolio management system to produce high quality, readily available development data by integrating program funding, awards, contract...
The Gold Standard Data Responsibility Toolkit for Cash Transfers

The Gold Standard Data Responsibility Toolkit for Cash Transfers

Published on: Jun 02 2021 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on The Gold Standard Data Responsibility Toolkit for Cash Transfers
While all humanitarian programmes collect large amounts of data, in Cash and Voucher Assistance we collect large volumes of data that is often shared with multiple actors. Much of the data we collect is highly sensitive...