Using Data for Storytelling for the March 6th NonProfit Commons Meeting

This Friday, March 6th, TechSoup’s NonProfit Commons in Second Life will feature Nika Aleksejeva, from, and a discussion on how you can use data as a compelling way of telling social good stories. 


Nika is a passionate data storyteller currently working at, a popular data visualization service.  She is in charge of, the company’s non-profit arm which aims to enhance data literacy while bringing the power of data visualization to local communities worldwide. Nika comes from a journalism background – her work involved writing on business topics and making data-driven stories about energy, global economic trends and education. Seeing the future in digital journalism, she continues to work and share the knowledge that helps to develop new communication forms. 


Join us in Second Life!


Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, March 6th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater


AGENDA (all times below PT) 

  • 8:30 am Introductions
  • 8:40 am TechSoup Announcements
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central 
  • 9:00 am Featured Presentation – Using Data for Storytelling 
  • 9:45 am Open Mic / Announcements 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions.


photo by Intersection Consulting

Written by: Rhiannon Chatnoir