If you’ve never been to one of their datadives, here’s my writeup of last year’s DC event (which I thoroughly enjoyed), and DataKind’s writeup of our project results. These datadives are a great way for statisticians and other data scientists to put our skills to good use, and to connect with other good folks in the field.
The World Bank events will take place in Washington DC on two days: preliminary prep work on 2/23 (Open Data Day), and the main datadive on 3/15 to 3/17. Please consider attending if you’re around! If not, keep an eye out for future DataKind events or other related data science volunteer opportunities.