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LA - Get Ready To DataDive!
September 15, 2015

Calling LA-based data rockstars - lend us your time and talent for our DataDive Oct 16-17 at the Teradata PARTNERS conference

Learn more below and sign up to use your data skills to give back. 

Wait, what’s a DataDive?

DataDives are high energy, marathon-style events where mission-driven organizations work alongside teams of volunteer data scientists, developers, and designers to use data to gain insight into their programs, the communities they serve and more. All in 48 hours or less.

What would I get to work on?

Three projects are currently being scoped with Taproot Foundation and KIPP. Check out case studies from last year’s DataDive with Teradata to get a sense of the type of work you might do.

Who would I get to work with?

Dozens of socially conscious analysts, statisticians, data scientists, coders, hackers, designers, and eager-to-learn do-gooders! A Data Ambassador and Project Manager prep and scope each project, then oversee the work that gets done. As a volunteer, you can attend the full DataDive or just a few hours, stick with one team or rotate to try your hand at multiple projects. It’s a fun way to build skills, build friendships and make a big difference in just one weekend.  

What do organizations get out of it?

 

 

All that in just a weekend?

Yes! Actually DataDives are often just the beginning of a beautiful friendship with DataKind. For example, Crisis Text Line first participated in a DataDive, making quantifiable improvements to their efficiency after just 2 days, then went on to do a long-term DataCorps project with us, enabling them to scale their impact and serve 26,000 more people in 2015 than before. Learn more in this Fast Company article

 

You don’t need to be registered for the conference to attend, just sign up here and we’ll see you in October.
 

 

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