Editor Comments: “An account of how a data-for-good community in India, is harnessing pro-bono data scientists to work with several mission-driven non-profits to increase their data capacity. More than 120 data volunteers came together to help non-profits working in rural health care, primary education, national legal aids, human rights and renewable energy. DataKind Bangalore is working to enhance this momentum to create long-term sustainable data-for-good projects in India.” – Gaurav Godhwani
DataKind Bangalore’s third DataDive was indeed special in many ways. First, it brought together four mission-driven nonprofits with a diverse set of interests—from human rights to healthcare to education. Second, data visualization was the predominant theme of the event. And, most importantly, this was the biggest DataDive ever in Bangalore with more than 120 participants. Read on to learn more about the most anticipated event of the year at DataKind Bangalore.