Data For Good with Brown University

Empowering MBA students to use data for societal impact at Brown University.
Education Development
Bright Academy
Labor, Economy, and Growth


Brown University’s Executive MBA program offers a unique course titled “Data for Good”, led by Professor Adam Braff, an experienced data analyst. This course is designed to equip students with the skills to use data for positive societal change. The curriculum focuses on teaching students how to select a topic related to social good, define specific problems, generate hypotheses, gather data, and analyze it to make actionable recommendations. Adam reached out to The Bright Initiative and together, they created an interactive tailor made online data skills set workshop. The session provided hands-on experience in data collection and analysis using Bright Data’s state-of-the-art tools.

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The collaboration and the subsequent Data Skill Set Session provided students with a practical approach. Combined with the use of Bright Data’s platform, the workshop has enriched the students’ learning experience, enabling them to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios. As a result, students are better prepared to leverage data for the betterment of society, making informed decisions and recommendations in their future roles as business leaders. The session also highlighted the potential of data-driven solutions in addressing societal challenges, emphasizing the importance of data fluency for modern business leaders.

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