Shaida Badiee is managing director of Open Data Watch, an NGO focused on monitoring and promoting open data in national statistical offices. She has been an active member of the United Nations Secretary General's advisory group on data revolution, co-chairs the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Data Network, and has played a key role with the startup of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data. Shaida works closely with the Data2x team focused on closing gender data gaps. She brings several decades of experience in managing global development statistics as the long-time director of the World Bank's Development Data Group.
As we work toward the 2030 sustainable development agenda, accurate data to inform policies and programs and monitor progress is increasingly required. Stories demonstrating how good data leads to positive impact can help ensure that decision-makers at government and organizational level keep focused on the lived experiences of all people. Enter Data2X’s call for Gender Data Impact stories.