We just finished the pilot of our new cohort learning programme, designed to equip social justice leaders with the knowledge and tools needed for implementing responsible data!
On Thursday, June 1, we’re hosting our first ever video-conference AMA (ask me – us – anything)! From 5-6pm CET, members of our team will gather in a video conference to answer your questions about responsible data.
Learn about our collaboration with the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA).
In January we launched the pilot of our new cohort learning programme, designed to equip social justice leaders with the knowledge and tools needed for implementing responsible data. Here are some updates on what we’ve covered so far.
During the first three months of this year, we had 13 partners in our Light Touch Support (LiTS) Programme! We worked with organisations and individuals based in seven countries, all of whom are doing inspiring, impactful work in sectors such as civic tech, transparency and accountability, migrants rights, peacebuilding, and reproductive justice.
The amount of data available about almost anything is growing, but if it’s not collected, processed and used in thoughtful and critical ways, the data increases risk of harm – especially to marginalised communities. Today we are launching a pilot of our new cohort learning programme: a collaborative course aimed to equip social justice leaders […]
Albinism Umbrella and The Engine Room are organising a community call about Responsible Data, on Thursday, June 27th. We invite resource-constrained social justice actors with interest in strengthening their organisation’s data management to join us.
We conducted research and gave input to work done by Bassina Farbenblum, Laurie Berg and Angela Kintominas, and the final report from the initiative is now published by the Migrant Worker Justice Initiative, entitled Transformative Technology for Migrant Workers.
From now until late August, we will collaborate with the German Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to develop responsible data guidelines that will help GIZ field staff better advise partners on the potential harms and ethical challenges that arise when working with data.
This post was written by Tom Walker and Fieke Jansen, with input from Rachel Rank and Lorena Klos. For many human rights funders, communicating clearly about the activities they fund (and why they are valuable) is an important part of their work. Indeed, funders often favour transparency on principle as an inherent good. How can […]
We are overjoyed and completely thrilled to announce that we are launching a newly re-designed responsibledata.io!
I spend a lot of time talking to people about how to use technology and data strategically to evolve their teams, supercharge their ideas, and experiment with new opportunities.
In advance of the Responsible Data Forum on Open Source Investigation for Human Rights, to be held in partnership with Meedan at the Stockholm Internet Forum on Tuesday, May 16, we compiled a list of resources that can help human rights researchers respond to responsible data challenges when using open source data.
To get an understanding of this, we carried out interviews with Oxfam staff and reviewed of responsible data resources created by Oxfam, many of which have been put online and made available to others to use.
Join The Engine Room and Oxfam for a webinar on Wednesday 19th April at 9am EST/2pm GMT to hear about how their Responsible Data policy has been put into practice. If you’re also working on a responsible data policy and/or have experience in this topic and want to share it during the webinar, let us know!