Current Projects Include:
Project Name: Use of Business Intelligence for Informal Workers
data.org (a collaboration between The Rockefeller Foundation and MasterCard's Center for Inclusive Growth)
“Use of Business Intelligence for Informal Workers” is one of just eight winning ideas out of over 1200 submissions to the data.org Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge.
An estimated 90% of workers in Mozambique are within the informal labor market, providing them little to no safety nets, financial security, or career potential.
Data Elevates and its partners, Fundacion Capital and UX IT, are planning to address this issue through the launch of D4WN (Data for Workforce Nurturing.) D4WN is a job market coordination and support service platform for informal workers in Mozambique that generates and utilizes real-time, data-driven insights from the informal labor market. There are over 30,000 D4WN users in Mozambique. In this project, Data Elevates leads the data analytics approach and implementation.
To improve employability and career opportunities for informal workers across Mozambique.
Project Name: Aprendo Data
USAID and the Inter-American Development Bank (through the BetterTogether Challenge run by Resonance)
As of 2020, more than 500,000 Venezuelans migrated to Chile. They now represent more than 30% of Chile’s total immigrant population. Many Venezuelan migrants are highly educated, having been employed in stable, formal sector jobs in their home country. However, upon arriving in Chile, Venezuelans often face a lack of decent employment opportunities.
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated challenges for migrants seeking to join the labor market, putting Venezuelans in a vulnerable situation. In particular, Venezuelan women migrants are facing large gender disparities in the Chilean tech and data industries. Many of them resort to employment in service and retail positions offering lower pay, less job security and fewer advancement opportunities.
To tackle this issue, the "Aprendo Data" initiative, introduces women migrants to 21st century job skills and viable opportunities in data science and information technology. This project, run by Data Elevates and its key partner CDI Chile, addresses an immediate need for skills development. The approach helps to close the gender gap in the tech industry when opportunities in the tourism, service and retail sectors are drying up. Data Elevates leads on the development and training of Venezuelan migrants on data skills in this project.
To train 200 Venezuelan migrant women in Chile on data literacy and data visualization, improving their employability and leading to at least 50 job placements.
Toast to the 1st Cohort of Aprendo Data Participants