Catalyzing the Creation of a Data Ecosystem
Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza are living in an extremely fragile environment:  they are under occupation, deprived of their basic human rights, have no control over their borders, … [read more]

Unlocking the Data Potential in MENA
In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, the “data baseline” is extremely low.  Universities and higher educational institutions have very few Data analytics and AI programs,  … [read more]

 Building Capacity in Data Literacy for Human Rights Actors
In preparation for its training course on data literacy for human rights workers and activists, the Center for Continuing Education (CCE) at Birzeit University held a consultative meeting .… [read more]

Empowering Research, Service Delivery and Social Good through Open Access to Health Data in Palestine
Data is the fuel of the 4th industrial revolution. A few years ago it was described as the new oil of the 21st century - following advances in data analytics tools, reduced cost of infrastructure... [read more]

Fintech as a Data Empowered Industry
Financial Technology (FinTech for short) grew significantly after the great recession in 2008 when traditional financial institutions and practices could not withstand the 4th industrial revolution and the emerging market dynamics...[read more]

Transforming Education and Learning with Data and Analytics
The Palestinian education system (along with a number of countries in MENA) was not doing well even before the Covi19 pandemic which only added insult to the injury...[read more]

Forging a Partnership on Data Governance with the Public Sector
The Center for Continuing Education at Birzeit University (CCE) joined the data revolution efforts in 2016 through an IDRC funded project along with American University of Cairo and AL-Akhawayn University in Morocco....[read more]