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The PhD Project was founded upon the premise that advancements in workplace diversity could be propelled forward by increasing the diversity of business school faculty. Today, their network of supporters, sponsors and universities helps Black/African Americans, Latinx/Hispanic American and Native Americans attain their business PhD and become business professors who will mentor the next generation of leaders.

Project Description:
Prospective Doctoral Student Profile

They are seeking support from Pro Bono Analytics to analyze available data of applicants to the annual PhD Project conference. The goal is to identify criteria/attributes of those admitted to full-time business doctoral programs. These criteria will be used in the application review process to determine who should be invited to attend the conference.

Time Commitment by the Volunteer:

Desired start date: ASAP
Desired end date: 6/30/21

Estimated time commitment by volunteer(s): Approximately 5-6 hours per week

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The deadline for submissions to this project is 4/23/21.

Nonprofit Organization seeking Pro Bono Analytics help:

Marine Conservation Institute is a leader in the global movement to protect vast ocean areas, using the latest science to identify important marine ecosystems, advocate for their protection, and measure progress toward effective, sustainable marine protection.

Project Description:

They are seeking support from Pro Bono Analytics to develop a robust data and analytics strategy and revamp their data platforms to improve their ability to find insights about their audience, donors, and program effectiveness. While the organization has many longer-term needs, the initial project is focused on:

  1. Obtaining a good understanding the organization's goals and objectives with respect to acquisition and usage of both external and internal data

  2. Assessing the current availability, quality, and usability of their data

  3. Identifying gaps in their data which, if filled, would improve their ability to measure impact and tailor sponsorship and marketing programs

  4. Enabling web analytics services and performing initial data analysis to get value quickly

  5. Developing a plan for next steps in a longer-term process to meet their organizational goals and objectives

Time Commitment by the Volunteer:

Desired start date: ASAP
Desired end date: July/August 2021

Estimated time commitment by volunteer(s): A few hours per week

Preferred skill sets: Data architecture, analytics, experience with web analytics tools and marketing effectiveness

The deadline for submissions to this project is 4/15/21.

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Any open projects we have will be listed on the site. If none are listed, there are no open projects at this time. But good news - we are always seeking new projects! Consider reaching out to your local nonprofit organizations and introducing them to PBA, analytics, and the benefits of working with their data. More information and resources can be found here.

If you are looking to join our volunteer pool, please do so on the volunteer sign up page.