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DIAL welcomes partnership to advance digital solutions to achieve the SDGs; support COVID-19 response efforts

The Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) welcomes the support from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) as we continue our mission to reach everyone, everywhere using digital solutions to combat COVID-19 and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.  DFID, along with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and the U.S. […]

A ‘Special Edition’ Newsletter from DIAL

Today, DIAL published a Special Edition of our e-Newsletter. We have been hard at work repurposing and disseminating resources for governments and organizations in the global development community to use in their COVID-19 response efforts. We do not know how long this crisis will last, but DIAL does have resources that can help with response; enhancing decision-making in order to improve health outcomes, bolster disaster […]

Cross-post: An Intersectional Approach to a Pandemic? Gender Data, Disaggregation, and COVID-19

This blog originally appeared on Data2X’s website and is cross-posted with permission. As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread worldwide, so have calls for more reliable, rapid testing for the virus. These tests provide crucial data inputs used to track the spread of transmission and, like any good public health intervention, tailor policy responses. But while […]

Laura Walker McDonald Joins DIAL as Senior Director, Insights and Impact

The Digital Impact Alliance is pleased to welcome Laura Walker McDonald as Senior Director, Insights and Impact. With more than 12 years of global experience in technology, social change, and entrepreneurship, Laura has guided organizations in using technology in principled and impactful ways to support their mission. “I’ve focused on helping organizations understand and solve […]