Do you have research ideas for using big data to fill gender data gaps?
Announcing the Big Data for Gender Challenge from Data2X!
Data2X has announced a Big Data for Gender Challenge. Through this Challenge, Data2X seek to catalyze innovative solutions to fill global gender data gaps on the well-being of women and girls.
Applicants may submit proposals for prizes of $100,000 or $50,000. Current doctoral students may apply for a $25,000 dissertation grant.
Research proposals will be accepted in two categories:
1) Projects using a combination of digital and conventional data sources to conduct gender analysis on a specific research question.
2) Projects that build practical tools to monitor the well-being of women and girls over time.
Project concept notes not exceeding 5 pages in length (excluding any supplementary materials) should be submitted by July 7, 2017 (details can be found on the Data2X website).
The report, Big Data and the Well-Being of Women and Girls, summarizes research in this area to date. For more details about the Challenge, including information on priority gender data gaps, visit the Data2X website: http://data2x.org/big-data-gender-challenge/.
|What:||Big Data for Gender Challenge to catalyze innovative solutions to fill global gender data gaps on the well-being of women and girls. Applicants can submit proposals for prizes of $100,000 or $50,000. Current doctoral students may also apply for a $25,000 dissertation grant.|
|When:||Applications Due: Friday, July 7, 2017
Finalist Video Interviews: July 24, 2017 – July 31, 2017
Winners Announced: September 2017
Research and Reports Due: September 2019