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United Nations Establishes Tableau as Visual Analytics Standard, Streamlines Global Adoption of Platform

NEW YORK AND SEATTLE, 27 March 2018 — The United Nations and Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) are proud to announce an unprecedented agreement that provides access to Tableau’s world class visual analytics to professionals working in 193 Member States across the United Nations system.

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, speaking at the launch of the Centre for Humanitarian Data in The Hague in December 2017, highlighted the growing importance placed on data systems for disaster response. The event showcased the role of data-informed decision-making applied to addressing social development issues and crisis response, including several innovations.

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William H. Gates Sr. to Receive the Roy L. Prosterman Humanitarian Award

SEATTLE—Landesa is awarding William H. “Bill” Gates Sr. with the inaugural Roy L. Prosterman Humanitarian Award at Landesa’s Seed the Change gala on March 15, 2018 in Seattle, WA.

Landesa helps women and men living in the world’s poorest areas gain access to opportunity and break cycles of poverty. More than 50 years ago, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Landesa, Roy Prosterman, embarked on a mission that has become his life’s work: providing secure, legal land rights to rural women and men. Read More “William H. Gates Sr. to Receive the Roy L. Prosterman Humanitarian Award”

One By One and Worldwide Fistula Fund Combine To Stop Fistula and Other Devastating Childbirth Injuries

Seattle – One By One (OBO) and Worldwide Fistula Fund (WFF) will join forces to help more women living with

childbirth injuries such as fistula, a preventable condition that leaves poor women constantly leaking urine or feces . Combining the organizations will be most beneficial to survivors, who will witness program expansion and receive optimized care, said OBO Board Chair Barb Gauld.

“Both OBO and WFF are long-time champions of holistic treatment and prevention of obstetric fistula in Africa,” Gauld said. “It makes perfect sense for us to combine our expertise and passion under one organization dedicated to fighting fistula Read More “One By One and Worldwide Fistula Fund Combine To Stop Fistula and Other Devastating Childbirth Injuries”