The Power of a Decade: Celebrating DataKind’s 10 Year Anniversary

This year marks a major milestone for DataKind. We’re celebrating our 10 Year Anniversary and the Power of a Decade of leading the Data for Good movement.

Since our founding in 2012, we’ve fostered an international community of 20,000+ skilled technologists. With roots in New York City, we collaborate with Chapters in Bengaluru, Singapore, San Francisco, United Kingdom, and Washington DC. This collective force successfully completed 350+ projects and delivered more than $35 million in pro bono services. But the demand for our data science and AI expertise is great, and there’s still so much more to be done.

With remarkable progress in advancing the use of data science and AI in our first 10 years, we turn to the future to examine the opportunities, challenges, and impact that data science and AI can have in the service of humanity.

On November 11, 2022, we’re hosting a celebration event bringing together a select group of thought leaders, practitioners, DataKind volunteers, and donors to advance the use of data science and AI in solving the world’s most pressing challenges. We’ll reflect on DataKind’s first decade using data science and AI to advance the global social sector, as well as explore what the future can bring.

Hear global leaders share where data science and AI can have an outsized impact to accelerate progress. Together, we’ll discuss how we can—and are—collectively advancing the application of advanced technologies to benefit communities around the world. And we’ll celebrate a decade of the Data for Good movement that has, and will continue, to advance new approaches and solutions for all of us.

Highlights will include compelling keynotes; a panel of experts; reflections from our Co-Founder + Executive Director Emeritus, Jake Porway; and exciting developments as DataKind broadens its work with nonprofits, tech partners, data science leaders, and forward-looking funders. Stay tuned for event details to come.

Register now and stay tuned for more event details and timing to come!

The Power of Partnerships: 10 Ways to Support DataKind 

The world needs DataKind now more than ever. But we can’t do this alone. The demand for our services is more than we can tackle without partners who can offer support with critical expertise and resources.

With your support, we can make an impact in more communities—from Michigan to Florida, from Haiti to Uganda, and across the globe—ensuring more college students graduate, expediting medical treatments to those in need, predicting housing loss across the Sun Belt, advancing COVID-19 vaccines, and so much more.

We have a long quest ahead of us, so if you’re a tenacious techie, humble humanitarian, future-looking funder, wide-ranging expert, a nonprofit that believes in creating a world where data science is used for good, or just a fellow traveler on this path, come along with us on this journey.

Join us in addressing the world’s most pressing challenges and launching DataKind into the next 10 years of harnessing the power of data science and AI in the service of humanity. Here are 10 ways you can engage with DataKind!

DataKind’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebration is made possible thanks to the generous support of The Rockefeller Foundation and Teradata Cares.

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