Big Data and the Global Gender Gap: The Promise and Perils of Digital Information

Topic: Big Data
Type: Webinar
Author: data, Rebecca Furst-Nichols, Bapu Vaitla Date: March 2018

How can big data be used to fill global gender gaps?

Data on women and girls can be leveraged to promote gender equality, alleviate poverty, and advance development progress. This webinar explores the opportunities and risks of big data use specifically, and its implications for girls’ and women’s lives. 

The webinar features Rebecca Furst-Nichols who was Data2X’s Deputy Director from 2013-2019 and Bapu Vaital, Data2X Senior Fellow. It was organized by the UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development in partnership with the Data-Pop Alliance, and moderated by Ugo Caruso, Digital Team Lead, UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development. 

Watch the webinar here.

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