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 ====== Who is Data{Meet}? ====== ====== Who is Data{Meet}? ======
 DataMeet is made up of volunteers from around the country. [[http://​datameet.org/​about/​|About DataMeet]] DataMeet is made up of volunteers from around the country. [[http://​datameet.org/​about/​|About DataMeet]]
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 The lead organizer is Nisha Thompson. The lead organizer is Nisha Thompson.
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 The Chairman is Thejesh GN and  The Chairman is Thejesh GN and 
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 Anand S is a Trustee. Anand S is a Trustee.
  
-The chapters are run by volunteers who wanted to build a strong network in their areas. You can meet the organizers on the chapter pages. ​+The chapters are run by volunteers who wanted to build a strong network in their areas. You can meet the organizers on the chapter pages. ​See chapter pages for more information. 
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 +====== What do we do? ====== 
 +  * DataMeet creates spaces for people to discuss and share data. The Google group is a primary place to ask questions and share information,​ projects, and solutions. [[https://​groups.google.com/​forum/#​!forum/​datameet|Group Discussion]] 
 +  * The meetups are to share projects and meet others.  
 +  * The chapters are places for local networks and relationships to form that are beyond just data questions. 
 +  * We do hackathons to free data that people want. 
 +  * We have trainings to teach data skills to journalists and others.[[workshops:​data-journalism-workshop-hoot-dm-cm|Data Journalism workshop with The Hoot and Oorvani Foundation]] 
 +  * We have consultations with non profits and the government on data issues, strategy, and best practices.[[http://​datameet.org/​2016/​01/​11/​investing-in-data-pre-budget-consultation-with-the-finance-minister/​|Consultations]] 
 +  * We have Open DataCamps to have deep dives and bring diverse people together about a topic. [[http://​odc.datameet.org/​start|Open DataCamp]] 
 +  * We do projects to assist with data needs.  
 +  * We aggregate information. [[catalog|DataMeet Data Catalog]]
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