Yvonne Mburu is a scientist from Kenya and founder of Med in Africa. She wants to create a global network of African scientists and health professionals to tackle the cultural biases that affect the visibility of African science.
LinkedIn has become the largest professional network, globally. It is a rich source of data for social researchers working on
Last year, we presented NamSor ethnic name classification software at University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA Diaspora Lab Day. Watch the demo video.
Top 20 baby names of Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire). We’re working hard to make NamSor the best API to process African names, both for Gender studies as well as Diaspora studies.
We’re at Paris Airshow ‘Le Bourget’ and many investment promotion agencies are there too, looking at attracting FDI. Global networks can help.
VivaTech : more international, Viva Technologies closes the gender gap but remains imbalanced when it comes to international gaps (North vs. Central & South America, Europe, Asia or Africa)
35% of ~581 speakers at VivaTech 2017 were women. Now, anyone can help dis-aggregate gender data, simply by inferring gender accurately from personal names.
VivaTech 2016 was Male and French. Is VivaTech 2017 the international and diverse startup event Paris needs?
This week, NamSor API reached a symbolic landmark. We’ve processed over 1bn names, since the API was launched. It’s a
Three years ago, we proposed the AgroDiaspora project to the French Quai d’Orsay “Africa Forum, 100 innovations for sustainable development”,