Crunching the Numbers: Bridging Data Gaps in Development

The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, Rockefeller Foundation and data.org
September 22, 2023
12:00 pm - 12:25 pm EDT
New York, USA

The panel “Crunching the Numbers: Bridging Data Gaps in Development” took place during the Impact Data Summit organized by Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, Rockefeller Foundation, and data.org on Friday, September 22nd, 2023, in New York, USA. Lorrayne Porciuncula, Executive Director of the Datasphere Initiative, moderated the session.

This session discussed the ongoing challenges posed by data gaps, such as limited access to high-quality data, overlooked populations, knowledge silos, and more.  Speakers shared concise and practical examples illustrating how these gaps can hinder sustainable and equitable growth, to finally showcase innovative and imaginative solutions and initiatives aimed at bridging these data disparities.

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Dr. Shikoh Gitau

CEO & Founder, Qhala

Krista Jones Baptista

Executive Director, Data2X

Holly Krambeck

Program Manager, Data Lab, World Bank

Lorrayne Porciuncula (Moderator)

Executive Director, Datasphere Initiative

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