The Carpentries build global capacity in essential data and computational skills for conducting open research. Last year, supported by an Event Fund grant, the Carpentries hosted their first virtual CarpentryConnect from South Africa.
By: Reshama Shaikh (Data Umbrella Lead) and Angela Okune (Event Fund Program Manager) Supported by the Code for Science & Society Event Fund (Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Grant GBMF8449), Data Umbrella has
CS&S Event Fund directly invests in emerging community leaders around the world to organize events. One of the goals of the Event Fund is to improve transparency and increase access to
Two information sessions were hosted by Event Fund program manager, Angela Okune in December 2021 and January 2022 to offer an overview of the Event Fund award, eligibility criteria, application, dates and deadlines,
The Code for Science and Society Event Fund supports thoughtfully organized, inclusive event programming to cultivate the relationships and skills needed for more equitable next-generation scientific practices, infrastructures, and technologies. Learn more.
Code for Science & Society’s Event Fund supports organizations to run events focused on tools, practices, and communities in research-driven open data science from domestic and international applicants across domains and sectors.
The Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI), which runs the Event Fund-supported Environmental Enforcement Watch, among other things, celebrated their fifth birthday earlier this month. EDGI has been exploring better ways of holding
Earlier this year, Event Fund grantee Pollicy reported back from their second hugely successful DataFest Kampala event. Uri Ludger and Arthur Kakande shared the proceedings of the two-day event which took place in
We are excited to share that one of the Event Fund grantees, Data Umbrella has been awarded a grant by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative as part of CZI Science efforts to support diversity
In this post by Angelique Trusler, the Regional Consultant for Southern Africa of The Carpentries, she describes their recently concluded CarpentryConnect event. As she explains, this was the first time the event took
Code for Science and Society is happy to announce our second cohort of Event Fund grant recipients! The Event Fund is a community-advised fund to support inclusive and accessible events in data science,
In addition to these FAQs (last updated January 2022), applicants are encouraged to make use of resources that provide information on and support for best practices in conference planning, and to review the