Let's use data to change the world. Here's how.

Sorting the puzzle

The Puzzle:
NGOs and other mission-driven organizations are faced with an onslaught of decisions on how to best collect, analyze and visualize the data that will help them make the world a better place. 

The Solution:
We create teams of pro bono data scientists who work together with these organizations to understand the need, find a solution, and collaborate to tackle the problem with data science.

The Big Picture:
Organizations get a solution they can use along with an education in data science, our volunteers get real world experience and the warm fuzzies, and we all get to live in a better world.

Blog Post / 04.16.14

Quantifying Impact on Human Lives

By day, Will High is a Data Scientist at a Silicon Alley start-up called Velos, where he creates custom machine-learning prediction platforms for clients with big data. By night, he volunteers with DataKind as a Data Ambassador. Will writes: I was thrilled to become involved with DataKind. Medic Mobile, a San Francisco healthcare technology non-profit, had approached DK to understand how to quantify the impact of their mission, which is to cheaply connect health workers with their patients in poorer parts of the globe. This was my jam.

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