Big Data Use For Development with Keisha Taylor of TechSoup Global for June 29 Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting

This Friday, June 29, Keisha Taylor of TechSoup Global will be joining us at the Nonprofit Commons to talk about the use of data for development by charities and TechSoup Global’s recent seminar “Transforming your charity by bringing your data to life with the Guardian”… . And, its related Guardian Report – Getting to grips with Big Data… , as well as some issues raised in the Guardian Activate Summit in London

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting

June 29, 2012, 8:30 AM SLT / PST

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater


8:30 AM Introductions

8:40 AM TechSoup Announcements

8:45 AM Mentors Central

9:00 AM Big Data for Development with Keisha Taylor of TechSoup Global

9:30 AM Open Mic/ Announcements

About Keisha:

Keisha’s interests lies in the use of ICT and data for development, data communications, digital inclusion and data privacy and protection. She is a Communications Manager at TechSoup Global, and for its GuideStar International programme in London. She has studied Internet Governance and ICT Policy through the IGCB Programme hosted by the DiploFoundation and has actively participated in the UN’s Internet Governance Forums (IGF). Other programmes she has worked on included a web based project, which encouraged community groups to think of resources as more than money by using an asset based community development approach. She has an MA in International Relations from the Universiteit van Amsterdam in the Netherlands and a BSc. in Sociology from the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago.

Written by: Zinnia Zauber