Data visualization plays a key role across global health programs in clearly and effectively communicating information to all audiences, including beneficiaries, program managers and donors. By presenting data in ways that are both visually appealing and easy to understand, data visualization can be used to convey impactful and compelling evidence that influences behavior change and improves program performance.
Join the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) on March 8 at 9am EST for a webinar on data visualization and how it can be used toadvance global health. This online event is the fifteenth in HC3's innovation webinar series, designed to spotlight a broad range of health communication innovations while providing a meaningful mix of theory and practical examples.
Julie Whipple is the Global Director and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Qlik, named to the list of Top 10 Most Innovative Companies for Social Good by Fast Company magazine in 2017. Julie leads the organization’s focus on empowering community-based and humanitarian non-profits to most effectively serve vulnerable populations through the program “Change Our World,” including directing a successful software grant program to leverage the Qlik analytical platform. Julie has extensive experience in financial and operational data management and visualization best practices, focusing on delivering innovative solutions through the creation of collaborative partnerships between the public and private sector.
Maya Tholandi, MPH served as the USAID-funded Expanding Maternal and Neonatal Survival (EMAS) project’s M&E Director and led efforts to strengthen the management, analysis, visualization and use of data. Maya has over 17 years of experience monitoring and evaluating complex public health programs. Since 2008, Maya has provided technical guidance on the development, implementation, and quality assurance for M&E systems and activities among several Jhpiego programs in Asia and Africa.
Andrea Vazzano, MPH is a public health professional skilled in qualitative research methods, data use and visualization and program management. Andrea expertise includes domestic and international sexual and reproductive health, behavioral health, HIV/AIDS, and health information systems. As a Senior Associate at the Palladium Group, Andrea provides technical assistance to various USAID-funded activities focusing on HIV and Family Planning policy and advocacy, focusing on using research and data to build more effective health programs.
Amanda Makulec, MPH works at the intersection of data analysis, visualization, and storytelling. As a Visual Analytics Advisor at John Snow Inc., Amanda has worked on design projects and conducted workshops for clients across the US and more than a dozen countries, and is passionate about working with teams to find creative ways to promote the use of data for social good. Amanda is one of the founders of the Data Viz Hub, a community designed to share examples of great visualizations, resources, tools, and ideas for making information accessible