‘Big Data’ is a hot topic in philanthropy. But what does it actually represent, and how can foundations be most effective in using this data to help inform and advance their work? The first installment of our Leading Forward webinar series will highlight different ways foundations are using Big Data, and how Big Data is being used more broadly to provide insights into the state of the philanthropic field.
Moderator: Lucy Bernholz, Visiting Scholar, Stanford University Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Digital Civil Society Lab) and Visiting Scholar, David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Speakers: Larry McGill, Vice President for Research, Foundation Center; Paul Tarini, Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation