Open Data Services - United Kingdom
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Edafe advises and supports governments, businesses, civil societies and the third sector, at Open Data Services. The digital co-operative incubates open data standards and and help people publish and use open data. Open Data Services support amongst others, 360Giving and Open Contracting; two standards adopted by the UK government at the May 2016 anti-corruption summit and in the UK National Action Plan.
Edafe holds a Masters in Business Intelligence and first encountered Open Data while preparing her dissertation on the quality of UK health Open Data. She champions digital literacy, diversity and inclusiveness, particularly for the third sector, women in technology and minorities. She hosts data clinics to provide free advice on making sense of data, mentors people interested in improving their data skills and trains a diverse audience in open data and data literacy. She is a regular speaker at events with a focus on bringing tech to the people and demystifying data.