A free event for Open Data Day and International Women’s Day on the Open Data Landscape on Gender in Tanzania.

For Open Data Day on March 6th 2021 Crowd2map hosted a webinar on Open Gender Data for Tanzania. There was a very fruitful discussion and networking, and we agreed that “ For progress towards gender equality we need better identification of issues affecting women and girls.

You can watch the recording of the event, and view the all of the speakers’ slides.

Speakers included:

Revi Stirling – Director, USAID W-GDP WomenConnect Challenge will talk about financial inclusion and the digital divide.

Naledi Hollbruegge, Data Scientist at UNDP. Naledi has a background in Psychology and started her career in social research before becoming a data analyst focusing on self-service analytics tools and data visualisation. She now works with nonprofit organisations to support them in making more data-driven decisions and gain insights through effective data visualisation.

Dr Annemarie Middelburg. consultant and FGM expert.

Heather Leson, Technologist, Digital Strategy and Partnerships, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Cresent, co-curator Data Playbook

Laura Mugeha, Geospatial engineer & YouthMappers Regional Ambassador

Christina Reuben, Environmental Scientist, OMDTZ

Raya Idrissa Ahmada. Assistant Lecturer at the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) and a Youthmappers Regional Ambassador. She is also the Founder of Mshauri STEM Initiative with the aim of helping young girls have STEM careers.

If you would like to know more, and how to get involved, please get in touch.