Data4Change comes to Nairobi
Data4Change set for Nairobi from 30 May to 2 June
DATA4CHANGE will be in Nairobi from 30 May to 2 June. To mark the event, we are hosting a special HHNBO edition this month with several of the top-notch visual storytellers who will be attending the DATA4CHANGE event.
DATA4CHANGE helps Civil Society Organisations create powerful data-driven advocacy projects by connecting them with global and local experts in data, design, tech and journalism to forge real change.
We will be keeping with the theme for DATA4CHANGE #NumbersandNarratives, How Data Storytelling is Transforming Decision Making. There will be a Panel discussion on the topic moderated by Ron Nixon the investigations editor at The Associated Press. He will be joined by Mahadia Tinga of dLab/ Tanzania Data Lab, Christine Zhang a data journalism from the Baltimore Sun and Dickens Olewe, a journalist with the BBC Africa Desk.
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At Data4Change there will be Ignite Talks
The participants include:
Chris Canipe from Axios who will tell us how he parsed 30 years of shapefiles from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to create a timeline of hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean in his Thirty Years of Atlantic Hurricanes story project.
Emmanuel Evance,who will present Takwimu a platform that provides actionable insights for African changemakers. Takwimu provides quality insights and data-driven analysis on Human Development Indicators across 10 African countries.
Nomzamo Majuqwana, Wolff Olins,on “Girl Effect”. The metamorphosis of Girl Effect, from generic girls rights advocacy group to a creative social business using media and mobile tech to empower young people, and particularly girls, to transform their lives