All those who attend a DATA4CHAN.GE workshop have the option of joining our active alumni network powered by our private Slack channels. It is a great way to stay in touch with your new friends and and to exchange ideas and get feedback on your past, present and future data driven projects. Check out the public profiles of some of our lovely alumni below, you might join them one day!
Maryam AlKhawaja is a Bahraini HRD & Co-Director of the GCHR. In Bahrain she played an instrumental role in the '11 protests. Despite exile she is a leading voice for human rights in the Gulf region.
Operations and project manager at Visualizing Impact. Currently working on projects such as Onlinecensorship.org, Threatened Voices, and FRAME Life magazine. AMENDS global fellow.
Sarah is a digital communications strategist with a focus on human rights, gender, and international policies. She is a lead trainer on data-driven storytelling and part of the growth team at Silk.co.
I'm a developer and digital projects manager with the Frontline Club and Frontline Freelance Register. I produce interactives for the Web and I freelance in news.
Infodesigner & Chief Visual Storyteller at Background Stories, an infodesign consultancy that translates complex systems & metrics into clear visuals to help non-experts understand sustainability.
Alice Corona is an Italian data-driven storyteller and researcher, interested in civic tech and digital rights. She's now a data journalism lead at the web publishing platform Silk.co (Amsterdam, NL).
Amr Eleraqi is an Egyptian journalist experienced in data journalism and information design. In 2012, Amr founded infotimes.org the first infographic website in the Middle East.
Lobna has contributed engineering & research competence to social contexts at: University of Toronto, Toronto District School Board, and in Egypt: PwC's CSR, Tahrir Academy & Chemonics.
Beirut 2015, Researcher
Visual designer with a particular interest in communication design as a tool in approaching, understanding, and communicating complexity. Currently working for Fjord.
UX Designer & Development Leader at Small Media action lab, a non-profit that creates digital research, training and advocacy to support the work of civil society actors in at-risk communities.
Founder of data visualization studio Pitch Interactive, co-organizer of the Eyeo Festival, technologist, futurologist, data artist, traveler, marveler of the world, provocateur.
Freelance researcher, writer, and visual content editor with a passion for storytelling via information graphics and data visualizations (formerly, the Art Research Editor at National Geographic).
London 2014, Researcher
Shilka is a multidisciplinary designer interested in typography, data visualisations and motion graphics. She holds a BSc in multimedia design is currently working for The Delma institute.
I am a graphic designer originally from Tunisia. I work with different kind of businesses from America and Europe. I recognize the power of keeping visual designs clean, neat and sometimes edgy.
Beirut 2015, Designer
Researcher specialising in data visualisation and information design. Skills: research techniques, data analysis, storytelling and copywriting. Clients include: BBC, Quartz, Information is Beautiful.
Human rights officer at the GCHR focusing on Capacity Building, Advocacy & Research. Based in Beirut where she is a social & political activist working in the field of humanitarian assistance & human rights.
I'm a designer with particular interest for data visualisation, UX/UI and graphic design and I'm the co-founder of Calibro, a design studio focused on tailored data driven research and projects.