Bright Minds for the Greater Good

Data for Good, simply put, is a way for people to contribute to the betterment of society using their expertise in data science. We exist to empower the world’s social changemakers by making their data speak to them more clearly, thus allowing them to do what they do best even better.

Upcoming Events

Data Talks - How data can be used for good

We're kicking off 2018 in the Toronto Chapter of Data for Good with a Data Talk!

We'll be releasing more details about our awesome Speakers over the next few weeks.

In the meantime, please put a hold in your calendars and come out to hear about how data experts are using their skills to help NFPs and how NFPs are using data to do good!

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Data for Good works with leading non-profit and non-government organizations across Canada. Contact your local chapter to see what we can do together!

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We were founded in Toronto in 2013 and incorporated as a Canadian federal Not-for-Profit in 2014. We now have 5 chapters across Canada and growing, turns out there are data scientists everywhere committed to making the world a better place!

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Our Blog

Data-for-Good, eh?

Joy Robson shares how she started Data for Good Canada, an active community of data do-gooders, ahead of their Toronto DataThon this weekend! Where to begin?  In the beginning, there was a 13-hour flight to Dubai, UAE.  And the current issue of The Economist. I enjoy The Economist and used to subscribe to its jam-packed,… View Article