Category: Interviews

When Choosing Digital Tools, Consider Context

The Engine Room’s Laura Guzman reveals the most important factor in choosing the right digital tools for your organization.

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Ensuring Funder Support for Digital Infrastructure

Bahrain-based Esra’a Al Shafei has gone to great lengths to preserve the basic infrastructure that would keep digital civil society secure. Are funders listening?

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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

Stuart Campo of UNOCHA’s Centre for Humanitarian Data explains how challenges related to managing data risk in the sector are breathing life into a new set of working guidelines for data responsibility.

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The Problem with Palantir

For our first 4Q4 podcast, we invite the The Engine Room’s Zara Rahman to shed light on a new partnership between WPF and Palantir Technologies, a US company with ties to intelligence communities.

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How #GivingTuesday Transcended Borders

GlobalGiving’s Marlena Hartz interviews one of #GivingTuesday’s chief architects, who explains how peer learning has seeded a new global ecosystem. The secret to the movement’s success may surprise you.

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Podcast: Data Conversation with Asha Curran

Asha Curran, Chief Innovation Officer and Director of the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at 92nd Street Y, shares success stories from this year’s #GivingTuesday.

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Podcast: Data Conversation with Rachel Rank

Rachel Rank, Chief Executive of 360Giving, talks about her organization’s open data initiative for grantmaking.

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Podcast: Data Conversation with Jake Porway

Jake Porway, Founder and Executive Director of DataKind, talks about his work to harness the power of data science in service of humanity.

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