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Build it & they'll come! Data viz for the dataless

Data visualizations are a great way to communicate a complex subject or issue, but how can you leverage this powerful storytelling tool with imperfect data? By being fearless! Using the Case Foundation’s Impact Investing Network Map as a case study, we’ll dig in with data science & impact investing experts to discuss leveraging available resources & creative problem solving to build a useful data visualization platform, while creating conditions and infrastructure to meet your eventual objective

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  1. How do you pick a data standard or taxonomy for your project when there isn’t an industry standard?
  2. What’s your approach to use data science to pull out insights of imperfect data and do no harm to the sector?
  3. What do you see as the potential for impact investing or other movements with increased transparency and analysis of data?



Molly Porter, Director, Project Management, Case Foundation

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