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25 Apr Girlvolution 2016

This past Sunday, April 23rd, members of the community around Seattle came together and participated in collective dialogue and restorative change facilitated by youth voice and leadership. Girlvolution is sponsored by Powerful Voices, a nonprofit organization that invites girls to realize their dreams, engage their communities, and shape more just world. Our founder, Veronica Smith, attended this year and was happy to share pictures from the event.   ...

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11 Apr Personalized Learning Fuels Data-Privacy Worries

As schools across the country are incorporating iPads and laptops with educational software into classrooms, the privacy and security of students' personal information is potentially at risk. The data produced from academic software can highlight the strengths, weaknesses and areas of improvement for each student but comes at the cost of sharing their personal information. Education Week's special report, Data: Sharing + Privacy, provides full coverage on the issue and discusses possible areas of agreement between those in favor of using data to better school performance and those who are worried about protecting student privacy....

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04 Apr Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership

Today, women earn the majority of university degrees yet are still outnumbered by men in leadership roles. The latest report by AAUW, Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership, examines the causes of women's under representation in higher positions in business, politics and education and makes suggestions on how to challenge the status quo....

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30 Mar Do Good Data 2016

Do Good Data is a conference hosted in Chicago April 27-29th which brings together workers from foundations, non-profits and government to help harness the power of data to make the world a better place, create effective organizations and improve programs. A detailed list of speakers and more information can be found here. At data2insight, we strive to use our own data to help clients create more effective and impactful programs. Join us and #dogooddata....

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14 Mar Happy Pi Day!

Math is one of our favorite subjects at data2insight. We want to wish a Happy Pi Day to all you lovers of irrational numbers and everyone who enjoys a good excuse to eat pie! Here are a few ways you can celebrate Pi Day today....

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07 Mar Happy International Women’s Day

Join data2insight in celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women this Tuesday, March 8th. While there is so much to celebrate this week, progress towards gender parity has slowed in many places across the globe. Each of us can be a leader within our own lives and communities and commit to take measured action to accelerate gender equality. The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is conducting research on people's associations between gender and leadership. You can help by participating online here....

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23 Feb Racism: A Leadership Issue Workshop Series

data2insight founder, Veronica Smith, started a 5 month workshop series this week which focuses on exploring and understanding the impacts of racism on an individual, institutional and societal level. The workshop will establish individual action plans with measurable outcomes while providing a network of support and tool set for dealing with racism in our personal lives as well as the workplace....

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11 Feb Happy International Day of Women in Science! (2/11)

Worldwide, women make up just 28.4% of researchers engaged in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) enterprise. Let’s grow that number! Join us as we celebrate the extraordinary achievements women have made in the areas of science, technology and math....

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