Uptake.org

Organization launched in 2016. The philanthropic and civic innovation arm of the Chicago based tech firm Uptake. Leverages the power of data to solve critical problems for social sector organization. Uptake.org also empowers data leaders through mentorships with its Data Fellows program, a six-month fellowship designed to connect data professionals at nonprofits, foundations and social enterprises to experts in data science. Project include developing applications to deliver a college matching solution for underserved students, an anti-poaching solution in Sub-Saharan Africa, and an anti-human trafficking solution on the Nepal-India border.