Projects

QAF’s and Resources to Mitigate Risks in Academic Research

On June 12th and June 13th, FabRiders collaborated with two doctoral researchers, Lydia Medland and Maria-Teresa Pinto, to design and deliver a workshop at the University of Bristol aimed at helping doctoral researchers strengthen their fieldwork practices and protect themselves… (READ MORE)

Workshop: Data Tactics for a Post-Fact World

We’re collaborating with Lucy Chambers from Tech to Human on a workshop that will help you be assured evidence used in your social change campaign engages rather than alienates. Date: Friday, May 19th, 10:00am Location: Better Bankside, London Cost: 125£. Apply for… (READ MORE)

School of Data Summer Camp

FabRiders has designed the agenda and acted as lead facilitator for two of School of Data‘s Summer Camp.  The first taking place for three days in Ottawa, Canada in May, 2015 and the second taking place for five days outside… (READ MORE)

The Open Exchange for Social Change

The Open Exchange for Social Change was a one-day participatory event held on October 4th, 2016, one day prior to the International Open Data Conference and was previously known as the IODC unconference. It’s purpose was to pull Open Data… (READ MORE)

Improving the Kosovar Civil Society Index

This three day workshop was designed to help Kosovar Civil Society Foundation understand how to make the data and information contained in the Kosovar Civil Society Index more engaging and accessible to stakeholders. To achieve these goals, we looked at… (READ MORE)

Strengthening Greenpeace’s Engagement Strategies

Over the summer of 2016, we helped Greenpeace International develop a three day event that brought together 120 people from the staff of the secretariat and the National Regional Offices to share knowledge and improve engagement practices.  This was to… (READ MORE)

Evaluating LevelUp’s Outcomes

This project, undertaken on behalf of Internews, examined the outcomes of LevelUp, multi-year initiative that focused on supporting individuals worldwide providing digital safety training and education. The evaluation aimed to surface critical lessons the could inform future projects. A public… (READ MORE)

Data Literacy Research Findings

Introduction In 2015, FabRiders helped School of Data undertake its first research project to understand data literacy efforts around the world.  We published a series of blog posts on the School of Data website to share our findings. This is… (READ MORE)

LevelUp Webinar: Evaluating DigiSec Training Effectiveness

In this webinar developed for LevelUp, we looked at ways of evaluating training to help assess and improve digital security training skills. It featured guest speakers who use creative approaches to training evaluation and behavior change. They shared practical advice for conducting trainee follow-up… (READ MORE)

Building an Advocacy Sector in Lithuania

We are providing training and guidance for 14 advocacy campaigns based in Lithuania in their development of strategies that will bring positive social change to the country.  This includes efforts to improve government transparency and accountability, prevent corporal punishment of… (READ MORE)

Strengthening Community Involvement for LevelUp

We’re taking a deep dive into communities of practice for a project to strengthen engagement around LevelUp, a digital security trainer’s community of practice currently supported by Internews.  We are also helping to look into new governance structures that will help sustain the community and LevelUp resources into… (READ MORE)

Developing a Network Governance Structure for School of Data

FabRiders supported Open Knowledge‘s School of Data in efforts to develop a governance structure in order to decentralise and provide better support and connection to the nodes of their global network. This process has involved facilitating meetings and engaging network leaders in… (READ MORE)

Measuring the Impact of Data Trainings

This two day event, which took place in Berlin on March 19th and 20th, was organised by Open Knowledge and facilitated by FabRiders. It aimed to strengthen the ability of data trainers to evaluate the impact of their trainings and share learnings with… (READ MORE)

HeiWeekend Retreat

This staff retreat for Greenhost enaged the staff in creating a vision of success for the organization,along with creating better coehesion within the staff, particularly in regards to project management.

Data and Analysis Team Retreat

FabRiders is facilitating a series of retreats for NRGI’s Data and Analysis Team to fine tune their strategic direction and operate more effectively as a unit.

The Responsible Resource Creator Manifesto

The Responsible Resource Creator Manifesto is currently in draft format and FabRiders is currently involved in an effort to collect feedback and finalise the manifesto.

Responsible Data Use & Vulnerable Communities

This project run for Amnesty International will focus on developing a training series and curriculum that will raise awareness about issues surrounding data collection and storage and potential risks this poses to the vulnerable communities that Amnesty International seeks to… (READ MORE)