SXSWedu 2015 Featured Session The Power of Data for Poverty Eradication Ann Cotton, Camfed Founder & President In the field of international development, data flows from poor to rich communities, from development agencies to donors and from the governed to the governing. Poor people give away their personal data and do not participate in analysis or receive conclusions. Join the 2014 WISE Prize for Education Laureate as she describes how this one-way data flow reflects and sustains asymmetric relationships in the sector and undermines poverty eradication initiatives, and will demonstrate the power of data sharing within poor communities to create positive change.
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