Wednesday 17 November, 2.00pm - 3.30pm
What is data science? with Giselle Cory
In this workshop, you can learn more about what data science actually is, how it applies to social change organisations' everyday operations and service delivery, and gain immediate, actionable next steps for your organisation when it comes to data.
This workshop is aimed at third sector professionals who are interested in using their data better.
What you will take away from this workshop:
A good understanding of the basics of data science;
Examples and inspiration from social change organisations that currently use data science;
Steps for how to get started.
This session is open to any charity sector employees and volunteers across the UK. Where spaces are limited priority will be given to grant holders of The William Grant Foundation, The Robertson Trust, Inspiring Scotland, The National Lottery Community Fund and The RS MacDonald Charitable Trust.
About the trainer
Giselle oversees the running of DataKind UK, empowering our community of volunteers in their use of data for social good.
Giselle believes that smart, responsible data collection and use can help the social sector tackle some of the UK’s biggest challenges. They have spent over a decade working in social change organisations: from Government (Cabinet Office and Treasury), to national charities and think tanks.
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