Heather Noelle Robinson

Heather Noelle Robinson is the Program Manager for the Digital Civil Society Lab, where she designs and implements public programming, courses, fellowship opportunities, and communication of research projects. She previously worked with non-profit theater and arts organizations as a producer, director, and stage manager, and as a Program Administrator in Stanford’s department of Mechanical Engineering. She has developed and taught curriculum in theatre and design for high school students, trained as a volunteer sex educator with San Francisco Sex Information, and writes fantasy and science fiction stories in her spare time. She holds a bachelor’s of fine arts in theatre, and a minor in music history, from New York University.

Posts by Heather Noelle Robinson

GDPR One Year Later, Part 3

Data experts predict the future of practice, legislation, and advocacy as the EU data regulation hits home.

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GDPR One Year Later, Part 2

Philanthropy data experts connect current practices to challenges brought about by the EU data regulation.

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GDPR One Year Later, Part 1

Digital Impact’s Heather Noelle Robinson and Chris Delatorre call on data experts to reflect on the first 12 months of the EU data regulation.

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Using Consequence Scanning to Mitigate Harm

Samantha Brown of Doteveryone explains how data practitioners can design for the best possible outcome.

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Meeting the Challenge of Impact Evaluation 

Nick Hamlin of GlobalGiving explains how the organization ran an impact study to measure its own effectiveness and why all nonprofits should follow suit.

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Bridging the Gap of Humanitarian Data

UNOCHA’s Stuart Campo explains how the challenges of managing data risk are breathing life into a new set of guidelines for the sector.

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The Problem with Palantir

Zara Rahman of The Engine Room sheds light on a new partnership between WPF and Palantir Technologies, a US company with ties to intelligence communities.

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