We introduce the UK Data Service #DataImpact2021 online event, including keynote speaker Lemn Sissay.
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Karen Hurrell from the Equality and Human Rights Commission, and panellist for #DataImpact2021, explores how data help the Commission assess ‘Is Britain Fairer?’
Dr Kevin Guyan, panellist at #DataImpact2021, shares some key reflections on the role of data in representing the lives and experiences of LGBTQ people in the UK.
Dr Dharmi Kapadia, of the Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity and panellists for #DataImpact2021, explores representation of ethnic minority people in data and introduces the Evidence for Equality National Survey.
Wednesday 24th February 2021 saw a gathering of over three hundred people at the UK Data Service’s online event #DataImpact2021 – #IdentityInData: Who counts? Visibility, voice and culture in data collection and use. We plan that the event will just be the start of conversations about identity and representation in data.
#DataImpact2021 raised many interesting questions from participants. Dr Dharmi Kapadia gives her thoughts on three questions posed.