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O’Reilly + Cloudera
Make Data Work
29 April–2 May 2019
London, UK
giselle cory

giselle cory
Executive Director, DataKind UK


Giselle Cory is the executive director of DataKind UK, an organization that helps the social sector use data science by bringing together social change organizations and pro bono data scientists. Previously, Giselle worked in the UK government (including in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit), and for national charities and think tanks (including the Resolution Foundation), using data to better inform public policy decisions. She believes that smart, responsible data collection and use can help the social sector tackle some of the UK’s biggest challenges. Giselle holds an BSc in maths and physics, a MSc in computational journalism, and diplomas in economics and manned spaceflight.


17:2518:05 Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Law and Ethics, Strata Business Summit
Location: Capital Suite 12
Secondary topics:  Ethics
Duncan Ross (Times Higher Education), giselle cory (DataKind UK)
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DataKind UK has been working in data for good since 2013, helping over 100 UK charities to do data science for the benefit of their users. Some of those projects have delivered above and beyond expectations; others haven't. Duncan Ross and Giselle Cory explain how to identify the right data for good projects and how this can act as a framework for avoiding the same problems across industry. Read more.