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Thursday, September 27 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Data for the People: Making Data Accessible Through Visualization and Data Literacy Training

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Data for the people: How to make complex data accessible through visualisation and data-literacy training?
 In the first part of this session Michael from “Golda Strategies” will review case studies of translating complex policy and data into infographics accessible to low-literacy communities in Liberia, Ghana. In the second part, Mary from The Public Knowledge Workshop will discuss data literacy programmes for journalists and CSOs conducted in Ukraine and Israel. The session will cover case studies, methodological insights and best practices on how to develop similar tools. It will address budget and spending data, extractive industry transparency, along with new information dissemination methods.

Moderators
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Michael Ben Aharon

Founder & CEO, Golda Strategies
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Mary Loitsker

Manager of Community and Government Relations, Public Knowledge Workshop
Mary works at the Public Knowledge Workshop (Hasadna in Hebrew) - an Israeli NGO that advocates for open government and civic engagement. Hasadna serves as an accelerator for open-data open-source initiatives developed by volunteers in a variety of fields, such as public transport... Read More →

Thursday September 27, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 3 Av. Don Pedro de Mendoza 600, C1156ACS CABA

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