DATA TEAM LEADS TRAINING

WHAT IS DATA TEAM LEAD TRAINING? 510 offered a course in data team lead training that covered a wide variety of topics, from overviews of existing 510 projects, team management best practices, and technical training in several platforms.  WHO WAS IT FOR?  Seven representatives from Canada, Denmark, delegate in Mali, Kenya, The Netherlands (delegate in Lebanon), The Philippines, and Zambia attended the full training. In addition, 510 interns and volunteers joined many of the technical sessions to improve… Read More

510 & NATIONAL SOCIETIES TEAMTERVIEWS

21/10/2019510 TEAMTERVIEW JORIS WESTERVELD21/08/2019510 TEAMTERVIEW ANNELIES RIEZEBOS27/03/2019510 TEAMTERVIEW MEREL VAN COOTEN18/03/2019510 TEAMTERVIEW ELISE GARTON18/02/2019510 TEAMTERVIEW AGATHE BUCHERIE07/08/2018510 TEAMTERVIEW HELEEN ELENBAAS26/06/2018510 TEAMTERVIEW JURG WILBRINK29/08/2017A TYPICALLY ATYPICAL WEEK AT 510 Read More

MALAWI DATA TEAM GAVE DATA LITERACY TRAINING

WHAT IS DATA LITERACY Data literacy  is the ability to read, create and communicate data as information, as well as understanding the possibilities of using data and its consequences. We tailor our data literacy trainings to the specific needs of the Red Cross National Societies.  WHO WAS THIS TRAINING FOR   Participants to the data literacy training were from:  Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) staff… Read More

510 TEAMTERVIEW CHARLOTTE HOVENIER

Charlotte Hovenier has a BSc. in Geo Media & Design. She first worked as a graduate student and after her graduation she continued to work as a volunteer. Charlotte will soon start her new job as a junior graphic designer at a media company. How did you hear about 510? During my previous internship I… Read More

510 TEAMTERVIEW JORIS WESTERVELD

Joris Westerveld has a MSc in Artificial Intelligence. He first worked as a graduate student and after his graduation he continued to work as a volunteer. How did you hear about 510? When I was looking for an internship for my thesis for the master Artificial Intelligence, my mother (who works for the Red Cross… Read More

510 TEXT MINING EXPLORATION FOR IMPACT DATA

At 510, we use impact based forecasting (IbF) to predict the impact of impending disasters on vulnerable people living in areas prone to disasters. In order to create a model that can make this prediction, we need detailed information on past disasters as well: when did they take place? Where exactly did they strike? And… Read More

510 TEAMTERVIEW MAIKE MEIER

Maike Meier has a BSc in Mathematics and will soon start her MSc at the University of Oxford. She worked with us as an intern. How did you hear about 510? When I finished my BSc in Mathematics in February 2019, I was looking for a meaningful way to spend the half-year I had before… Read More

510 TEAMTERVIEW ANNELIES RIEZEBOS

Annelies Riezebos studies an MSc in Statistical Science for the Life and Behavioural Sciences, with a specialisation in Data Science. She works with us through a collaboration between 510 and Ortec, and is currently writing her thesis. How did you hear about 510? Someone from Ortec came to a presentation day at my university, where… Read More

DATA RESPONSIBILITY VOLUNTEER

WHO ARE YOU? You are an enthusiastic, self-organizing professional, student or volunteer who is interested in being part of a wider team. You think that organisations and companies should handle data responsibly and need to make every effort to ensure that they do not cause harm to anyone through the data they process. You also… Read More