Data-driven storytelling – where data aids understanding and better informs decision-making – is a critical skill that organizations need for creating change in the world. In this webinar, we will explore innovative approaches to building an organizational culture in which data aids understanding and informs decision-making. On June 14, join our expert panelists, Rahul Bhargava, research scientist, MIT Center for Civic Media and Catherine D’Ignazio, assistant professor of Civic Media and Data Visualization, Emerson College.Access this webinar
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To make progress on ideologically or politically sticky issues, social sector organizations must reshape their messaging to do more than cite facts; they must use smart storytelling and craft solutions that don’t require those they want to reach to sacrifice their values.
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