The Pollicy Fellowship Programme 2022

Pollicy’s fellowship programme aims to introduce students and young professionals to civic tech and research initiatives, while also allowing these fellows to contribute to the field’s knowledge base using their data skills. Pollicy is a feminist collective of technologists, data scientists, creatives and academics working at the intersection of data, design and technology to craft

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DataFest Kampala 2020

DataFest Kampala is the second edition of an international community event in East Africa bringing together data scientists, technologists, designers, government, civil society, business and marketing to connect and explore opportunities for collaboration. The DataFest Kampala is organised by Pollicy, a Uganda-based technology consulting and development firm aimed at improving government service delivery through improved civic

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DataFest Kampala 2019; the First Data Festival in East Africa

DataFest Kampala is the first edition of an international community event in East Africa bringing together data scientists, technologists, designers, government, civil society, business and marketing to connect and explore opportunities for collaboration. The DataFest Kampala is organised by Pollicy, a Uganda-based technology consulting and development firm aimed at improving government service delivery through improved

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The Machine Learning Bootcamp: Introduction to Data Science

Machine learning is a method of data analysis that automates analytical model building. It is a branch of artificial intelligence based on the idea that systems can learn from data, identify patterns and make decisions with minimal human intervention. Machine Learning Bootcamp: An Introduction to Data Science Africa’s Talking and Pollicy are hosting an intensive two-day hands-on training

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Digital & Data-Driven Journalism Skills Training 2018/19

Pollicy in collaboration with Code For Africa is conducting a digital & data-driven journalism skills training for the year 2018/2019. What is digital journalism? A definition by Wikipedia: Digital journalism also known as online journalism is a contemporary form of journalism where editorial content is distributed via the Internet as opposed to publishing via print or broadcast.” It is important to note that

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The First-ever DATAStrong Program for East Africans

Pollicy, together with Innovation for Change, a demand-driven technical resource lab for six, networked, regional Innovation Hubs, are launching the DATAStrong program for East Africa. DATAStrong is a comprehensive data skills program targeted at civil society in East Africa (Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania). Pollicy believes in the power of data to revolutionize how governments deliver services to their citizens. They’re

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Speed Friending, the Second Data Club Uganda Workshop

The Second Data Club Uganda is a networking workshop organized by Pollicy to bring together data enthusiasts from government, civil society, academia and the private sector to chat, discover and network on all things data. Pollicy is a technology consulting and development firm aimed at improving government service delivery through improved civic engagement and participation.

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