Making Sense of Data with Visualization is an introductory training/workshop targeted to data enthusiasts/students at the beginner level to use open data and its visualizations using existing sample datasets related to girls/women. For any data visualization, it is important to understand the datasets if they are open publicly or technically. The participants with basic programming knowledge are encouraged to apply for these workshops where they will be using python programming language to visualize CSV or excel datasets, as well as the story, telling their output comparing major changes. At the end of the workshop, participants will be developing data stories open data lifecycle. The best visualizations and stories will get a chance to present their outputs on the Women in Data Conference celebrations happening on the 20th of March, 2022.
1. To make young people aware of the concept of open data and its life cycle.
2. To make young minds aware of data visualization tools using Python libraries.
3. To story tell or visually explain the data visualization that they have created.
The participants with basic programming knowledge are encouraged to apply for these workshops where they will be using python programming language to visualize CSV or excel datasets, as well as the story, telling their output comparing major changes. A maximum of 20 data enthusiast students will be enrolled on this workshop.
12:00- 12:30 PM, Module 1: Open data and Types
12:30- 2:00 PM, Module 2: Data visualizations
2.1. Introduction to tools
2.2. Dataset cleaning
2.3. Sample Visualizations and Hands-on Activity 1
3:00 - 4:00 PM, Module 3: Storytelling via data visualizations
3.1 Data storytelling dos and don't
3.2 Hands-on Activity 2
Registration link with Total enrollments after data cleaning: https://bit.ly/3MwWWbb
About Women in Data Steering Committee:
Women in Data Steering Committee work together to identify possible existing problems targeted around women and the scope of area in today’s society. Alongside this identification, the committee will uphold itself as a platform to solve these problems. Find more details at our website.